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  1. Re: Dr Chris Flaherty's 'Ottoman Uniforms' site

    Although the date of publication may be 1805 (the book they are from has not been identified), the date the costumes represent is suspect. Two are reversed, simplified copies of plates after Vanmour...
  2. Re: Dr Chris Flaherty's 'Ottoman Uniforms' site

    A=Ein gemeiner Janitschar in Egypten. A common Janissary in Egypt
    C=Soldat eines Corps Infanterie zu Bagdad. A soldier of a corps of infantry at Baghdad
    D=Ein Bulgar. A Bulgarian
    E=Ein Albaneser...
  3. Dr Chris Flaherty's 'Ottoman Uniforms' site

    Dr Chris Flaherty's 'Ottoman Uniforms' site is useful. I'll repost my comments from TMP of Dec 2013, with new links:


    Since Dec 2013: Hans Weigel has been credited; Bimbascha & Janitscharen now...
  4. Re: A Buckle decorated with Fighting Knights from Kígyóspuszta, Hungary, 13th century

    There is also:
    A seal of Stephen V as a Hungarian Knight, 1263
    The front of the seal with King-junior Stephen of Eastern Hungary, 1263

    MIRROR SITE
    A seal of Stephen V as a Hungarian Knight,...
  5. Re: A Buckle decorated with Fighting Knights from Kígyóspuszta, Hungary, 13th century

    Thanks Aru, interesting. The one with a date will be useful. I have also found a lot of undated stuff, which is not as useful.

    Druzhina345
    Illustrations of Hungarian Costume & Soldiers
  6. A Buckle decorated with Fighting Knights from Kígyóspuszta, Hungary, 13th century

    A Buckle decorated with Fighting Knights from Kígyóspuszta, Hungary, 13th century
    Comparing David Nicolle's drawing with the photo it can be seen that b has antlers on his helmet rather than curved...
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    The Chertsey tiles

    Richard I and Saladin in Combat on the Chertsey tiles
    Richard I, in an early example of the true 'great helm', if it is late 12th century as dated by David Nicolle.
    Saladin...
  8. Re: Illustrations of Ayyubids on the Blacas Ewer, Mosul, 1232AD

    I have added two large full images: Blacas Ewer, centred on sides 3 & 4 & Blacas Ewer, centred on sides 7 & 8 that give a good view of the central band and a larger image of Men with spear & buckler...
  9. Thread: Daylamīs

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    Re: Daylamīs

    No, only the caption.

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    Egyptian/Syrian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
  10. Early 15th Century Illustrations of Hungarian Costume & Soldiers

    Early 15th Century Illustrations of Hungarian Costume & Soldiers
    The Saint Ladislaus legend in the Fresco of the Tereske church, northern Hungary, turn of the 14th-15th centuries
    Frescoes in the...
  11. Thread: Daylamīs

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    Re: Daylamīs

    A probable Daylami Fatimid Caliphal guard, early 11th century, by Angus McBride
    based on
    Fatimid Ivory Plaque of Two Soldiers, 10th century, Louvre
    Ceramic fragment, 10th-11th centuries AD,...
  12. Thread: Daylamīs

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    Re: Daylamīs

    Contemporary descriptions of the zupin are usually translated as '2-bladed' or '2-pronged', that could be a pitch-fork, or a spearhead with a waist as preferred by David Nicolle, or a spear with a...
  13. Thread: Daylamīs

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    Daylamīs

    There isn't a lot of information on the Daylamis from the Elburz mountains south of the Caspian Sea. To start with, here are extracts from a doctoral thesis The military technology of classical...
  14. Illustrations of Ayyubids on the Blacas Ewer, Mosul, 1232AD

    Illustrations of Ayyubids on the Blacas Ewer, Mosul, 1232AD
    Hunter with bow
    Two infantry with sword & buckler
    Men with spear & buckler or bow
    Musicians
    Ruler with bow and servant
    Cavalry &...
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    Re: Late 16th century Hungarians

    Yes, thanks Aru.

    druzhina345
    Illustrations of Hungarian Costume & Soldiers
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    The 'Guthlac Roll', England, c.1200

    Knights in the 'Guthlac Roll', England, c.1200
    "The unusual armour given to the warriors might be an artist's attempt to indicate early Anglo-Saxon origins. The closest parallels to the helmets are...
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    Re: Pugna Italica : Total War

    Early 16th Century Italians
    St George by Carpaccio, c.1500. The saint is shown as a fully equipped Venetian man-at-arms, though without a helmet
    Young Knight in a Landscape, 1510 by Vittore...
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    Re: Wars of Renaissance

    Emperor Maximilian I's "The Adventures of the Knight Theuerdank", 1517
    Theuerdank Image 35: An example of a cavalryman depicted in balkan costume
    Theuerdank Image 57: A heavy arquebus on a tripod...
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    14th Century Mercenary 'Companions'

    14th Century Mercenary 'Companions'

    A mercenary Companion man-at-arms, by Ian Heath, is based on Chroniques de France ou de St Denis, folio 186r, The English army
    and the Knight in the Ellesmere...
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    Re: [Faction Research] Crown of Aragon

    Aragonese Soldiers on 15th Century Catalonian Altarpieces
    Battle of El Puig, Altarpiece of St George, Valencia, Spain, c.1400
    Crucifixion of St. Andrew, by Borrassŕ, Barcelona, Spain, 1400-1415...
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    Re: [Faction Research] Kingdom of France

    A 14th century French Tapestry
    A drawing of a 14th French Mounted Sergeant by Ian Heath based on French soldiers in the Angers Apocalypse tapestry, 1377-1382...
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    Re: [Faction Research] County of Flanders

    A 14th century Flemish Tapestry
    A drawing of a 14th century Bidower by Ian Heath based on Julius Caesar and Attendants from the Nine Heroes Tapestries, Flanders...
  23. Re: The Rabbula Syriac Gospels, Northern Syria, 586AD

    I have had a reply that the 'leopard skin' trousers on folio 13r may be those attributed to Isauran soldiers.

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    Late 16th century Hungarians

    The Saint Ladislaus legend in the Register of Hungarian Students in Vienna, 1453
    Filippo Scolari, 1455, a native of Florence and a condottiere who served Sigismund of Hungary. A mural by Andrea del...
  25. The Rabbula Syriac Gospels, Northern Syria, 586AD

    Folio 4r, the Rabbula Gospels Evangelia characteribus Syriacis exarata Northern Syria, 586AD
    Joshua in the the Rabbula Gospels
    Angel of the Annunciation in the Rabbula Gospels
    Folio 13r, the...
  26. Re: Ghurid soldiers on the Bobrinski Bucket

    Thanks to Rallix I have two more pictures:
    The Bobrinski Bucket, Herat, Ghurid Afghanistan, 1163 AD
    The Bobrinski Bucket, Herat, Ghurid Afghanistan, 1163 AD

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    12th Century...
  27. Winchester Psalter or Psalter of Henry of Blois, mid 12th Century

    Mid 12th century arms and armour in
    The Winchester Psalter or Psalter of Henry of Blois. BL Cotton MS Nero C IV / King Herod orders the massacre of the innocents
    King Saul arms David / David and...
  28. Ghurid soldiers on the Bobrinski Bucket

    There aren't many contemporary illustrations of Ghurid soldiers. The Bobrinski Bucket, Herat, Ghurid Afghanistan, 1163 AD is one contemporary source. Does anyone have images of the figures on this?...
  29. Legend of the Crusade of Erik IX of Sweden to Finland in 15thC images

    Legend of the 12th century Crusade of Erik IX of Sweden to Finland accompanied by the english born Bishop Henry of Uppsala on Henry's brass monument in the church of Nousiainen, south-western...
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    16th century Hungarian Knights

    I previously posted about 16th century Hungarian hussars, here are
    16th century Hungarian Knights including from Slovakia (Upper Hungary) & Croatia:
    Coat-of-arms of the Máriássi family from...
  31. Grandes Chroniques de France de Charles V, c.1375-1380

    Grandes Chroniques de France de Charles V, c.1375-1380
    folio 66v Combat of Clotaire II and Bertoald
    folio 124 Combat of Ganelon and Thierry d'Ardčne
    folio 174 Siege of Melun (999)
    folio 194...
  32. Re: Soldiers in 14thC wall paintings, Church of Panagia Phorbiotissa, Asinou, Cyprus

    There is also
    Crucifixion, Church of Panagia Phorbiotissa, Asinou, Cyprus
    Saint George, Church of Panagia Phorbiotissa, Asinou, Cyprus

    druzhina345
    14th Century Illustrations of Costume &...
  33. Soldiers in 14thC wall paintings, Church of Panagia Phorbiotissa, Asinou, Cyprus

    Byzantine style soldiers in 14th century wall paintings, Church of Panagia Phorbiotissa, Asinou, Cyprus
    Simon of Cyrene Carrying the Cross for Jesus, Church of Panagia Phorbiotissa, Asinou, Cyprus...
  34. Charles V's victory over Turkish and Moorish forces at La Goleta in 1535

    The Attack on La Goleta, the 1774 copies of the Conquest of Tunis 1535 tapestries
    Glorifying Charles V's victories over Turkish and Moorish forces at La Goleta and Tunis in 1535. The tapestry cycle...
  35. [Ottoman: For The Love of Sultans] 15th century illustrations by Ottomans

    There are not many 15th century illustrations by Ottomans. One example is an Ottoman copy of Khusrau and Shirin, 1498–99AD, which includes Khusrau riding on Shabdiz, his beautiful horse, while...
  36. 15th century illustrations by Ottomans

    There are not many 15th century illustrations by Ottomans. One example is an Ottoman copy of Khusrau and Shirin, 1498–99AD, which includes Khusrau riding on Shabdiz, his beautiful horse, while...
  37. 15th century illustrations by Ottomans

    There are not many 15th century illustrations by Ottomans. One example is an Ottoman copy of Khusrau and Shirin, 1498–99AD, which includes Khusrau riding on Shabdiz, his beautiful horse, while...
  38. Soldiers in the Gradual of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, 1480-1488

    The Gradual of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, NSL Cod. Lat. 424, 1480-1488
    (The Gradual is a chant or hymn in the liturgical celebration of the Eucharist.)
    The scene of the Resurrection, with...
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    Re: mamluks research thread

    Mamluk Flask with Polo Riders, Museum für Islamische Kunst der Staatlichen, c.1300AD


    Inlaid bronze basin, late 13th or early 14th centuries AD, Mamluk, Victoria and Albert Museum...
  40. Hungarians, Cumans, Bulgarians, Mongols & Wallachians in the 'Chronica de Gestis Hungarorum' of Mark Kálti or 'Képes Krónika', Hungary, 1360

    Hungarians, Cumans, Bulgarians, Mongols & Wallachians in the Chronica de Gestis Hungarorum of Mark Kálti or 'Képes Krónika', Hungary, 1360...
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