Rethinking the crusades

Historian Nicholas Paul explores some little-known aspects of the crusades and their place within medieval history

Third Crusade: The city of Ptolemais (Acre) given to Philip Augustus and Richard the Lionheart. Painting by Merry Joseph Blondel, 1840. (Photo by Leemage/Corbis via Getty Images)

Historian Nicholas Paul explores some little-known aspects of the crusades and also considers why this aspect of medieval history has inspired the far-right. Find out more about his research here.

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