Richard the Lionhearted looms large as one of England’s greatest heroes. Fearless in battle and a peerless general, Richard is best known for his victory during the 3rd crusade.
Minamoto Yoshitsune was the military genius behind the rise of the first shogunate. His story is filled with close escapes, daring exploits, betrayals and the stuff of legends.
Genghis Khan is a name which once made the Earth tremble. In the early part of the 13 th century, he led the greatest conquest ever known, conquering nearly all of Asia.
In the Hundred Years War, a savior for France emerged in the unlikely form of the peasant girl: Joan of Arc. Her life was short, but she remains today as one of history’s most galvanizing figures
Saladin was one of the greatest heroes of the Islamic world. Renowned for his generalship, compassion and wisdom, he is best know for recapturing Jerusalem from the Crusaders.