Mi’ilya, Christian Village in Israel, Digs Into Crusader Past

The residents of Mi’ilya long wondered what archaeological treasures lay beneath a crumbling castle. Now, some are excavating their homes to find out.

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Diver Discovers 900-Year-Old Sword Dating to the Crusades

The sword, recovered off the coast of Israel, most likely belonged to a knight who fell into the sea or lost the weapon in battle, experts said.

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