The Crusades - The Unfinished Story

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Allan Little presents a special evening of discussion, features and music exploring the significance of the Crusades / The Struggle for Jerusalem: Allan Little visits Israel to re-evaluate the events of the Third Crusade from Islamic and CHRISTIAN perspectives / Usamah Speaks: Readings from an 11th-century account by Usamah Ibn-Munqidh of early encounters between Islam and CHRISTIANity / Crusading Present: Writer Adina Hoffman invites Jews, CHRISTIANs and Muslims to her home in Jerusalem to share their thoughts on the power of the word Crusades today / A Perfect Match: Andrew Wheatcroft desconstructs the myths surrounding Saladin and Richard I and gives his view of why they have become such icons.