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Capetian knight in the
Corbie Gospel, 11th century, France
Folio 5v, Bibliotèque Municipale Amiens Ms. 172



CONTEXTE: Initiale I de l'Evangile de Jean 8, 46
DATATION: 11e s.
ORIGINE GEOGRAPHIQUE: France
POSSESSEUR: Abbaye Saint-Pierre, Corbie, Picardie, France Nord

CONTEXT: Initial I of John the Evangelist 8: 46
DATATION: 11th century
GEOGRAPHICAL ORIGIN: France
POSSESSOR: Abbaye Saint-Pierre, Corbie, Picardy, Northern France

Bibliotèque Municipale Amiens Ms. 172
Source: Enluminures



Referenced on p53 Carolingian Cavalryman AD 768-986 by D. Nicolle
This illustrated Gospel from Corbie is normally believed to date from the 9th century, but the military equipment used by this marginal figure looks more typical of the 10th century. (Bib. Munic., Ms. 172, Amiens, France)



See also:
'Patience & Anger' in Prudentius' Psychomachia, manuscript Lyon, Bibliotheque du Palais des Arts, Ms. 22, 11th century
Saint-Sever Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana, SW France before 1072AD
Saint Aubin defends Guérande, France, end of the 11th century
Other 11th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers