I had a dream like that once. It was many years ago now. I was reading about the Knights Templar in the crusades. In fact that very night I had the
dream I was just reading about how king Richard had sacked
Acre, emptied it of all its thousands of inhabitants and
beheaded all of them like a raving madman drunk on power.
Also read about some really foolish exploits of the Templar, pillaging, and mass slaughtering cities, both "Christian" and Muslim.
So I fell asleep, and all the sudden I was in the thick of a massacre. It was gruesome. I saw the armored knights on horses, with their white robe
with red cross over their armor not unlike this...
The knights were ferocious. They had thick beards and mustaches and had no pity or remorse. It was so vivid. I saw them in a desert-like ravine. It
was sandy, clods of dry grass here and there, nothing green. And they were murdering other people with lust-filled eyes full of love of violence and
It was so vivid as I saw them hacking the poor people to pieces, the blood gushing, the limbs flying, the blood-curdling cries of the helpless people
they were massacring. It was so dreadful and demonic. I saw all of the knights Templar drenched in blood, filthy with dust, eyes full of everything
bad, reveling in the violence. Delighting in the massacre. I never felt so utterly and totally disgusted and repulsed in all my life.
Then I woke up. I opened my eyes and stared into the darkness of the night and contemplated the dream I had and all its gory details Then I thought,
man reading that history does a man mind games when he sleeps. Then I thought, what a horrible disgusting order, and group of people the Templar were
in real life.
I had to do a google about the Jerusalem part, this was years ago I read about it. It was the city of Acre, not Jerusalem. From wikipedia:
"The Massacre of Ayyadieh occurred during the Third Crusade after the fall of Acre when king Richard I of England had more than two thousand Muslim
prisoners of war from the captured city killed in front of the Ayyubid armies of sultan Saladin on 20 August 1191. Despite attacks by Muslim forces
during the killings, the Christian Crusaders were able to retire in good order."
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