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13th century St. Omar map of crusader Jerusalem

Omar map of crusader Jerusalem. ♣ The first headquarters of the Knights Templar, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The Crusaders called it the Temple of Solomon and from this location derived their name of Templar.

Map of Syria and the Holy Land during the Crusades

Crusader States: Syria and the Holy Land. Boundaries of the Kingdom of Jerusalem after the peace of

The Third Crusade (1189–1192), also known as the Kings' Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin (Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb). It was largely successful, capturing Acre, Jaffa, and reversing most of Saladin's conquests, but failed to capture Jerusalem, which was the emotional and spiritual fixation of the Crusade.

The Battle of Arsuf 1191 (the crusade). Richard the Lionheart fought against Saladin and won, despite the fact his army was much more weaker than the Saladin´s.

Military Orders Knighs and Arms Poster by williammarshalstore

Military Orders Knighs and Arms Poster by williammarshalstore - Knights Templar is fourth in the top row.

Rogier van der Weyden - Portrait of a Woman with a Winged Bonnet (détail)

Rogier van der Weyden - Portrait of a Woman with a Winged Bonnet (détail)Click the link now to find the center in you with our amazing selections of items ranging from yoga apparel to meditation space decor!

Book of Solomon, Iluminated manuscripts - British Library

Solomon, Illuminated Manuscript - Office of Readings in Liturgy of the Hours used Sirach to give the rundown of his life, Saturday Week of Ordinary Time