10 Things You Should Know about the Crusader Bible

On March 23, 2016, I published the following post on Book Riot.

10 Things You Should Know about the Crusader Bible

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Imagine a book that tells the stories of the Old Testament in pictures and ends up being one of the most important sources in understanding how people spoke and wrote centuries ago.

Imagine a book that is commissioned by a Christian saint who participated in two Crusades and ends up as the prized possession of the enemy he sought to defeat.

Imagine a book that set out to tell the stories of the ancient civilizations of the Bible and instead tells a detailed story of its own contemporary society.

There is such a book. It is commonly known as the Crusader Bible.

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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.

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