Armement Carolingien !!!
Les cacasques :(les deux en haut celui de droite me plait bien) http://www.medievae.com/haut-casques.php Un bon tuto concernant l'armure d'écailles http://www.
Carolingian warriors holding circular shields with small centre grips and showing the Guige hanging down. The Guige is a "leather sling, used to carry the shield over the shoulder (right), would have been common. There are many instances in the stories in which a fighter threw his shield over his back in order to wield his weapon with two hands, such as in chapter 53 of Egils saga. During a battle against Earl Hringr, Þórólfr threw his shield over his back and thrust with his spear using…
Carolingian Reliquary (Getty Museum)
Carolingian Reliquary; Unknown; Upper Rhine, Germany; 8th century with modern replacement pieces; Gilt copper, silver, cabochon hardstones, and glass pastes; 13 × 12.1 × 4.6 cm (5 1/8 × 4 3/4 × 1 13/16 in.); 85.SE.53; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States
Charlemagne, the Carolingian Revival and Illuminated Manuscripts
The Sacramentary of Drogo, one of the gospel illustrated manuscripts from the Carolingian Revival. wikipedia Western Europe came crawling out of the "Dark Ages" with the arrival of Frankish kings, whom, in collaboration with the papacy in Rome,...
Crowns and scepters of the Merovingian and Carolingian Frankish kings.
Merovingian Crowns of Clovis, of his four sons Theuderich, Chlodomer, Childebert and Chlothar. Carolingian Frankish crowns of Pippin and Charlemagne.
Gospels — Viewer
This Gospel book from the Carolingian period is a product of the Mainz school of calligraphy and illumination, which was a successor to the palace (or court) school of Charlemagne. In its canon tables and portraits of the evangelists, it blends the Ottonian style from the tenth century with the traditions of the earlier Carolingian Ada group (late eighth century). The manuscript received its fine binding in the Ottonian period. Its most valuable parts are the two outstanding ivories. The…
Antique and Pseudo-Antique in Carolingian Manuscripts | Getty360 Calendar
In the 9th-century Carolingian Empire, scribes and artists played a leading role in the preservation and interpretation of ancient culture. Lawrence Nees, professor of art history at the University of Delaware, explains how the creators of Carolingian manuscripts utilized and adapted older sources, but also created new works in an antique manner.