Timewatch: The Crusaders' Lost Fort

Timewatch: The Crusaders' Lost Fort

Series 25

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Summary

Historian Thomas Asbridge and the Timewatch team investigate the downfall of Jacob's Ford on the River Jordan, built in 1179 by Crusaders battling in the Holy War with Islam. Despite claims it was an invincible structure, within a year Muslim leader Saladin took full control of the castle.

Cast & Crew

Director Ian Potts
Executive Producer Charles Brand
Series Editor John Farren
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