Crusades

Eight centuries after an infamous massacre.

David Horovitz
Nov. 12 2019 12:01AM

A reminder of the murderous conquest of the city.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
July 18 2019 12:01AM

From Richard the Lionheart to Prince William.

BICOM
May 29 2018 12:01AM

First it was part of a tomb, then of a mosque.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Dec. 12 2017 12:01AM

Remnants of a 12th-century siege.

Yori Yalon
June 6 2017 12:01AM

Saving the lowliest sinners from hellfire.

David Shyovitz
May 6 2016 12:01AM

A fascinating video.

Hugh Doherty
July 15 2015 12:01AM

During its 90-year reign, the “Latin Kingdom” rehabilitated ancient landmarks and built and rebuilt churches, leaving an enduring mark on the city’s architecture.

Jack Meinhardt
Sept. 15 2014 12:01AM

Although their rule over Jerusalem lasted only 90 years, the Crusader kings left an architectural legacy which persists to this day. (2000)

Jack Meinhardt
Oct. 14 2013 12:00AM

Were the massacres of 1096, when hordes of Crusaders butchered the Jewish communities of the Rhineland, an exceptional event? Yes—but also no. (With video.)

Simon Schama
Sept. 3 2013 12:00AM

A huge Crusader hospital, discovered by Israeli archeologists in Jerusalem’s Old City, not only cared for Christian pilgrims but also provided kosher food for Jewish patients.

Aug. 7 2013 12:00AM