- History Channel has a number of specials of interest this week.
Sunday; 15 Oct 06: 6-7pm CST; Lost Worlds - Knights Templar.
Sunday; 15 Oct 06: 9-10pm CST; Strange Egypt
Monday; 16 Oct 06: 9-10pm; Lost Worlds - Atlantis
Saturday; 21 Oct 06: 6-7pm ; Modern Marvels - Da Vinci Tech.
- There were a ton of Friday the 13th articles out this week here, besides mine here are just a few from my Google news search.
Friday the 13th
Belfast Telegraph - United Kingdom
... Also, recently brought to light by Dan Brown's ubiquitous The Da Vinci Code, is the role the Knights Templar may have played in enforcing the stigma attached ...
Calendar date superstitions are a numbers game
Blairsville Dispatch - PA,
Oct. 13, 1307. On that date,
Locals profess little trepidation about Friday the 13th
EastOregonian.info (subscription) - OR,USA
"There is the theory that it became unlucky after the King of France executed the Knights Templar on Friday the 13th," said John Tillman, when asked where he ...
Happy Friday the 13th!
Cinematical - Santa Monica,CA,USA
For example, some feel the original Friday the 13th (or Black Friday) was when hundreds of Knights Templar were simultaneously arrested on Friday October 13 ...
Oooeer! It's Friday the 13th
OhmyNews International -
On that fateful Autumn day the king of
Why Friday 13th is so unlucky
News Shopper -
that the Pope of the Roman Catholic church, in combination with the King of France, sentenced a monastic military order known as the Knights Templar to death .
- Scholars discuss Sardinia being Atlantis in
this week. Rome
- The Society Perillos site posted an article entitled the Enigma of the Rennes-le-Chateau Cemetary.
- Other than that, there hasn’t been much activity this week. However, if you’re looking for a good movie next weekend, check out The Prestige. I had a chance to catch a press screening of it this week and reviewed it on my other, more free form blog Kannard’s Random Stuff. Enjoy.