Hang on, isn't that historian getting a little hysterical? Afterall bodies of the Knights Templar must have littered the mediterranean at one time.
British historian Tom Asbridge yesterday hailed the find
as the first provable example of actual Knights Templar.
The remains were found beneath the ruined walls of Jacob's Ford, an overthrown castle dating back to the Crusades, which had been lost for
They can be dated to the exact day -- August 29, 1179 -- that they were killed by Saladin, the feared Muslim leader who captured the fortress.
"Never before has it been possible to trace their remains to such an exact time in history,' Mr Asbridge said. "This discovery is the equivalent of
the Holy Grail to archaeologists and historians. It is unparalleled."