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Migration periode in Europe
Link to text Migration time in Europe. Who went where and when.
   
 
Attila
Link to text Attila; according to Liebig's meat extract
     
 
Alarich
Link to text Alarich, according to Liebig's meat extract
     
 
Roland; battel of Ronceveaux
Link to text Roland demonstrates Durendal's power
Source: This detail was taken from a picture supplied in 2010 by Marie Therese Ross as part of "Britain Loves Wikipedia".
     
 
Morgan bible
 
Norhan bible; sagitari battle 
 
Morgan bible battle scene

Morgan bible
Link to text Battle Scenes from the "Morgan Bible" (Pierpont Morgan Library, New York)
     
 
Battle of Antioch with holy lance
Link to text Battle Scence (Battle of Antioch) with Adhémar du Puy holding the holy lance
Source: British Library Manuscript in the Yates Thompson Collection (No. 12, f. 29); picture from Wikipedia
 
Here comes a long (and growing) series of Jesus with a sword coming out of his mouth" pictures.
I keep finding more and more in unexpected places.
 
Jesus with sword issuing from His mouth
Link to text Jesus at the last judgement with a double edged sword issuing from his mouth,
exemplifying that the word of God is sharper than a sword.
Source: "Landgrafenpsalter", 1208 - 1213; Württembg. Landesmuseum, Stuttgart; Germany
 
Jesus with sword from mouth; Muenster; Germany
Link to text Jesus at the final judgement with a more discrete sword close to his mouth.
Found in the city museum of Muenster, Germany. Painted by Jan Baegert (1505 - 1510) for an altar. Note that the sword is not
very typical for 1500 and not particular detailed either.
Source: Photographed in the Stadtmuseum Münster; Germany
Jesus with sword from mouth; Budapest; Hungary
Link to text Part of an Altar piece shown in the Hungarian National Gallery
The artist and other details are given in Hungarian and thus not overly helpful to the likes of me.
Source: Photographed in the National Gallery Budapest
 
 
Jesus with sword from mouth; Nuernberg; Germany
Link to text Part of a funeral tapestry from 1450
Source: Source: Photographed 2015 in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg, Germany
     
 
Jesus with sword from mouth; Bamberger Psalter
The last judgement in the "Bamberger Psalter" from 1230/1240
Link to text Source: State library,. Bamberg, Germany
     
Jesus with sword from mouth; Koeln
"The last Judgement", around 1488, from an unknown artist belonging to the St Severn School in Cologne (Köln), Germany
 
Jesus with sword from mouth; Koeln
"Life and Passion of Christ", around 1432; Unknow master in Cologne (Köln)
Link to text Source: Photgraphed in the Wallraf-Richartz Museun in Cologne (Köln), Germany, 2016
     
Jesus with sword from mouth; Koeln
Part of a Tryptichon in the St. Kunibert Church in Cologne (Köln), Germany
Link to text Source: Photographed in St. Kunibert, Köln, 2016
Source: This detail was taken from a picture supplied in 2010 by Marie Therese Ross as part of "Britain Loves Wikipedia".
     
Jesus with sword from mouth; Stuttgart
Backside of a 1531 altar
Link to text Source: Photographed in the Landesmuseum Württemberg
     
Jesus with sword
Unexpected find in the St. Marienkirche, Berlin
Kept in the dark and without referennce to the artist
Jesus with sword
Jean Bellegambe, around 1520, Staatsgaölerie Berlin
Link to text Source: Photographed in the St. Marienkirche, Berlin, 2019
     
Jesus with sword from mouth; Dublin, Ireland
Link to text Jesus at the final judgement with a very discrete sword close to his mouth.
19th century work
Source: Photographed in the Dublin, Ireland cathedral.
 
 
Jesu with sword from his mouth
Link to text Jesus with sword "coming out" of his mouth (sort of). Fresco in the Aarhus (Denmark) Cathedral from 1470 -1520.
Source: Photographed in Aarhus, 2015
     
Jesu with sword from his mouth; Hanover
Link to text Jesus with sword "coming out" of his mouth. From an altar in Hildesheim or so,
Niedersachsen, Germany, around 1430
Source: Photographed in the "Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum", Hannover, Germany
 
Link to text Jesus with sword "coming out" of his mouth.
Source: Photographed in the
 
Here is a somewhat unusual use of a sword.
You need to smoke strong stuff or be very religious to come up with ideas like this.
 
Maria sud dial with sword
Link to text Sun dial with a (real) sword stuck into Maria as dial
Source: Photographed in Aarhus, 2015
     
 
Zulfiqar; Askeri Museum, Istanbul
Link to text Zulfiqar; Askeri Museum, Istanbul
Source: "Weapons of Warriors"
     
 
St. Gregorius; Naumburg
Link to text St. Gregorius with Sword
Source: Photographd in the Naumburg Cathedral; window (13th century)
     
 
St. Sebastian with sword
Link to text St. Sebastian with Sword
Source: Photographd in the Naumburg Cathedral; window (13th century)
     
 
Siegfried in Oslo
Link to text. Siegfried doing his thing at the entrance door
to the City Hall in Oslo, capital of Norway
Source: Photograhed there
 
 
Oldes gold (?) in a tomb of Varna
Link to text A Burial at Varna (4700-4200 BC) with some of the world's oldest gold objects
Source: Internet a large
     
 
Knighting with sword
Link to text The queen doing a bit of knighting ( It's Michael Ogio, Gouvernor General of Papau-New Guinea).
Source: Süddeutsche Zeitung; April 28, 2011; Foto : Getty
     
 
Spatha (
Link to text Replica of a "Spatha" from around 575 AD
Source: The website of Patrick Bárta, swordsmith, specialized in repliques of European swords. Used with permission
http://www.templ.net/english/patrick_barta_and_contact.php
 
 
Trophy sword in Bamberg
Link to text Trophy Sword in Bamberg, Germany
Source: Photographed there
 
 
Bruenhilde
Link to text Brünhilde on her trusty horse Grane.
Note the dead Siegmund still clutching parts of broken Notung and Brünhildes impenetrable forged steel bra. Also note that this was a famous performance. The technical quality of the records, however, is execrably bad. I wonder, if that was an unlicensed pirate copy - the name of the extremely famous dramatic soprano Kirsten Flagstad is actually misspelled!
 
 
Hollowing out with copper drill
Link to text Pot, partially hollowed out by drilling with (presumably) hollow copper drills.
Found in the National Museum of Anthropology (Mexico City).
Of course, the museum does not give an explanation of what you see,
not to mention that this pot is truly remarkable in the context of old tools and techniques.
 
 
Sword as gift
Link to text Sword given by a Saudi-Arabian princess to her
German doctor after 1950 as a gift
Source: Internet
 

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