The Crusades In this three-part series, historian Dr. Thomas Asbridge sifts through new theories and evidence to find out what really happened eight centuries ago. Episodes The Crusades E1 Holy War Expires on Feb 1 The Crusades E1 Holy War Dr. Thomas Asbridge re-examines the story of the Crusades. In this episode, he traces the epic journey of the first... The Crusades E2 The Clash of the Titans Expires on Feb 8 The Crusades E2 The Clash of the Titans Dr. Thomas Asbridge offers an examination of the Third Crusade and the two figures who have come to embody the... The Crusades E3 Victory and Defeat Expires on Feb 15 The Crusades E3 Victory and Defeat Dr. Thomas Asbridge reveals how the outcome of the holy wars was decided in Egypt.