Hospitaler: I put no stock in religion. By the word religion, I've seen the lunacy of fanatics of every denomination be called the 'will of God'. Holiness is in right action an courage on behalf of those who cannot defend themselves. And goodness - what God desires - is here and here. By what you decide to do every day, you will be a good man - or not.
The shields carried by the crusader extras in the marching and pre-battle scenes, etc. are all made from the same casting. Some differ, but the majority have identical battle damage, gouges and slashes. See more...
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|Title||Kingdom of Heaven|
|Original entry||It seems like a glaring factual error that Balian is able to read and write, given that he was raised as a peasant in the Middle Ages. Did I miss some mention as to how he became literate? [As Sereenie said in the corrections, Balian has spent months travelling with his father, during which time he has learned many things, including sword-fighting, and how to read and write.]|