Category: 13th century

discardingimages: Pegasus constellation Sufi L…

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Pegasus constellation

Sufi Latinus (Latin translation of ‘Kitāb al-kawākib al-thābita’ of ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Ṣūfī), Bologna 1250-1275

BnF, Arsenal 1036, fol. 16r

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snail ambush

Ormesby Psalter, England c. 1300

Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 366, fol. 109r

centuriespast:MINIATURIST, FrankishFrankish Ps…

centuriespast:

MINIATURIST, Frankish
Frankish Psalter
1279
Manuscript
Cathedral Library, Esztergom

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historyarchaeologyartefacts:

Head of a Crozier with St. Michael Slaying the Dragon. France, Limoges, ca. 1220-30. Champlevé enamel, copper-gult, glass paste.

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barnsburntdownnow:

Aquamanile
North German Artisan
Brass, 1200–1250

met-medieval-art: Virgin, Medieval Art Museum …

met-medieval-art:

Virgin, Medieval Art

Museum Accession
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: Stone, paint

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/469835

arthistry:

arthistry:

‘Coronation of the Virgin’, Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, 1290 – 95

hismarmorealcalm: anonyme (sculpteur) Melchisé…

hismarmorealcalm:

anonyme (sculpteur)

Melchisédech

1er quart 13e siècle

A 14th century miniature depicting Conradin an…

A 14th century miniature depicting Conradin and his good friend Frederick I, Margrave of Bavaria. Both were executed after a bogus trial at Naples.

By AnonymousUnknown author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

October 29 1268: Hohenstaufen dynasty ends

October 29 1268: Hohenstaufen dynasty ends

Conradin (1252-1268), grandson of emperor Frederick II, is executed which marks the end of Hohenstaufen dynasty. Conradin had tried to reclaim Sicily from French invaders but he was soundly defeated at the battle of Tagliacozzo.by Charles of Anjou. Conradin managed to flee the battlefield, but was eventually captured and handed over to Charles. After a “trial” Conradin, a legitime king of Sicily, was executed. Since he had no heir, the execution marked also the end of Hohenstaufen dynasty

Sources:

pic 1; By Chronica des Giovanni Villani [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

pic2: By UnknownUnknown author [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons