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https://flic.kr/p/cxNbPq | Detail of 'Emperor Heraclius Slays the King of Persia' | The emperor is wearing pointy gothic armour, apparently gilded, with a crown on his helmet.  The King of Persia appears to have his armour hidden by clothing, although he is wearing a helmet and lower arm defenses.  Harding Collection, Chicago Institute of Art.

https://flic.kr/p/cxNbPq | Detail of 'Emperor Heraclius Slays the King of Persia' | The emperor is wearing pointy gothic armour, apparently gilded, with a crown on his helmet. The King of Persia appears to have his armour hidden by clothing, although he is wearing a helmet and lower arm defenses. Harding Collection, Chicago Institute of Art.

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Katzbalgers and Related Landsknecht Swords

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Katzbalgers and Related Landsknecht Swords

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« Croniques abregies commençans au temps de Herode Antipas, persecuteur de la chrestienté, et finissant l'an de grace mil IIc et LXXVI », ou « livre traittant en brief des empereurs », par David Aubert. Tome Ier  Date d'édition :  1401-1500  Ms-5089 réserve  Folio 19r

« Croniques abregies commençans au temps de Herode Antipas, persecuteur de la chrestienté, et finissant l'an de grace mil IIc et LXXVI », ou « livre traittant en brief des empereurs », par David Aubert. Tome Ier Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Ms-5089 réserve Folio 19r

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An unusual leg defence with plate polynes and a riveted covering on the thighs and shins? Cuir boulie?

An unusual leg defence with plate polynes and a riveted covering on the thighs and shins? Cuir boulie?

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Hochaltar Wallfahrtskirche St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, fertiggestellt 1481, Michael Pacher, St. Florian Rückseite

Hochaltar Wallfahrtskirche St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, fertiggestellt 1481, Michael Pacher, St. Florian Rückseite

ca.-1480---'Passion-of-Christ'-(Heinrich-Lutzelmann),-Église-Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux,-Strasbourg,-France_0.jpg

ca.-1480---'Passion-of-Christ'-(Heinrich-Lutzelmann),-Église-Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux,-Strasbourg,-France_0.jpg

Photo courtesy of Tobias Capwell. Today we have the privilege of speaking to Tobias Capwell PhD. Noted Author, historian, jouster, w.

A detail of the altar painting, c1465, by Michael Pacher at the parish church of St Lawrence, originally in Southern Tyrol, now in the Austrian Gallery in Vienna from - The Jousting Life: An Interview with Andreas Wenzel, Chairman of the Destrier Jousting Troupe

A detail of the altar painting, c1465, by Michael Pacher at the parish church of St Lawrence, originally in Southern Tyrol, now in the Austrian Gallery in Vienna from - The Jousting Life: An Interview with Andreas Wenzel, Chairman of the Destrier Jousting Troupe

H. 1491-1493, Galcerán Liberation of Pines Altarpiece of San Esteban (Granollers), Pau Vergós Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (detail)

H. 1491-1493, Galcerán Liberation of Pines Altarpiece of San Esteban (Granollers), Pau Vergós Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (detail)