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Frescoes of 13th century North Italian Soldiers at

Schloss Rodenegg (Rodeneck), 1215-1220

Source: Galtinerhof, Schloss Rodeneck

Aschelon and Ywain fight with swords, and with lances. A detail of 'Aschelon and Ywain fight with lances'
Source: Armour in Art

Portraying Iwein, a Middle High German verse romance by the poet Hartmann von Aue, written around 1203. An Arthurian tale freely adapted from Chrétien de Troyes' Old French Yvain, the Knight of the Lion, it tells the story of Iwein (Ywain), a knight of King Arthur's Round Table.

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See also Medieval face-mask and transitional helmets.
Equestrian statue from the Porta Dei Mesi, Ferrara Cathedral, Italy, 13th Century
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