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Detail of a tenth century French manuscript ca 988. medieval calligraphy prayer book illuminated sca

IX c. - Scale armour - WLB Cod.bibl.fol.23 Stuttgart Psalter

Penthesilea as one of the Nine Female Worthies by anonymous, 1460’s France, Bibliothèque nationale de France, j'ai appris quelque chose aujourd'hui! mais j'ai du mal à voir comment elle aurait pu tenir à cheval! mais c'est une légende.................

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Au Vieux Paris d'Arcole

Restaurant Au Vieux Paris in Historic Auberge Depuis (est. 1594) on Ile-Saint-Louis, just steps from Notre Dame Cathedral. Romantic, small restaurant serving traditional and gourmet French cuisine.

St Clermont Cathedral, France. Chapel of St Georges, - a fresco in the chapel, dating from around 1250

Can one recreate the music of the Viking age? A newly released CD called Ice and Longboats: Ancient Music of Scandinavia hopes to do so, and has already earned praise from reviewers and risen into the top 20 of the Official Specialist Classical Chart.

Bertrada of Laon, also called Bertha Broadfoot (cf. Latin: Regina pede aucae i.e. the queen with the goose-foot) - began rule November 751 as sole-Queen consort of the Franks, end rule September 768 when her husband, Pepin the Short, died. She was the mother of Charlemagne. ---- Statue located in the Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, France. Can't find date of make. My 39th Great Grandmother