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heaveninawildflower: Detail from a calendar pa…

heaveninawildflower:

Detail from a calendar page (Flemish, mid 1200′s) – ‘Hawking in May.’

Tempera colours, gold leaf, and ink on parchment.

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    “The great must submit the dominion of prude…

    “The great must submit the dominion of prudence and virtue, or none will long submit to the dominion of the great.”

    (Jason and the Argonauts arriving at Colchis. The Argonautica tells the myth of their voyage to retrieve the Golden Fleece. This painting is located in the Palace of Versailles.)

    “The true soldier fights not because he hate…

    “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” – 

    G.K. Chesterton.

    “Non mi snudare senza ragione, Non mi impugnar…

    “Non mi snudare senza ragione, Non mi impugnare senza valore.“

    Giovanni delle Bande Nere

    “In short, heroism means doing the right thi…

    “In short, heroism means doing the right thing regardless of the consequences.”

    “I would rather spend one life time with you t…

    “I would rather spend one life time with you than face all of the ages of this world alone” – 

    J. R.R. Tolkien.

    historyarchaeologyartefacts: Medieval statue o…

    historyarchaeologyartefacts:

    Medieval statue of a knight. 14th century Portuguese sculpure by Master Pero. [1053×579]

    When your daughter brings you along for show a…

    When your daughter brings you along for show and tell. Proud father moment. #medieval #prouddad #fatherdaughter #family #school #showandtell #knight #schoolvisits #qldschools #qldeducation #historyteacher
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    Almost finished. Long overdue…#medieval…

    Almost finished. Long overdue…#medieval #knight #garter #ageofchivalry
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