Jerusalem (1995)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Terry Jones

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1995

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Terry Jones dons a suit of armour and retraces the 1,000 mile trek from the Bosphorus to the Holy City. He discovers why 4 out of 5 Crusaders died on the road and looks at the equipment, horses and battle tactics of the two sides, and the havoc that the Crusaders wrought amongst Christian communities, believing them to be "infidels", as soon as they crossed the Bosphorus from Constantinople. Also considers the politics between Constantinople and local Muslim emirs, usually with different agendas from those of the Crusaders.

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