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    Icon3 Links to History - Carved Column Capitals in the Cloister of Monreale Cathedral near Palermo in Sicily, 1174 to 1182 AD

    Negroid warriors with mace in the capitals in the Cloister of Monreale Cathedral near Palermo in Sicily

    Links to photos to accompany a pdf article by David Nicolle.

    Let me know about any other relevant photos you know of.

    druzhina345
    Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
    Last edited by druzhina345; March 02, 2014 at 05:43 AM.

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    Default Links to History - Fatimids, 10th-12th Centuries

    Illustrations of Fatimid Costume & Soldiers, 10th-12th Centuries

    Fatimid Soldiers and Hunters
    Fatimid Musicians, Dancers & Revelers
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    An Arab Cavalryman in a 10th Century Papyrus Drawing, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna
    Fatimid-Zirid Bas-relief of Musician and Drinker, Bardo Palace Museum, Tunis
    Fatimid-Zirid Plate with a Battle Scene, Museum of Islamic Art, Raqqada, Tunisia
    Musician on a Bowl, Fatimid Egypt, 10th Century, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Firenze
    Egyptian Ivory Plaque with Two Soldiers, 10th century, Louvre, Paris
    Fatimid Horseman from Ifriqiyah on a Plate from Sabra, 10th to 12th Centuries, Bardo Museum, Tunis
    Fatimid Rider and Four Warriors on Coptic Textile, 11th Century, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
    Fatimid Wood Carving of Hunters, 11th Century, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
    Fatimid Carved Panel with Soldier, 11th Century, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
    Fatimid Ceramic Wall-Plaque with Warriors from the Sabra Palace, 11th century, Bardo Museum, Tunis
    Fatimid Ceramic Wall-Plaque of Archer from the Sabra Palace, 11th century, Bardo Museum, Tunis
    Fragment of a Fatimid Bowl Depicting a Mounted Warrior, 11th century, Brooklyn Museum
    Plaque with a running man and his dog, Fatimid Egypt, 11th Century, Walters Art Museum
    Fatimid Lustre Painted Dish with Musician from Fustat, 11th century, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
    Bathhouse Fresco of a Man with Goblet from Fustat, 11th Century, Museum of Islamic Art
    Fatimid Rectangular piece of wood with swordsmen, 11th century, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
    Fatimid wooden plank with carved lion hunt from the Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawin, 11th century, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid wooden plank with carved dancer from the Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawin, 11th century, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid wooden plank with musicians and revelers from the Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawin, 11th century, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid wooden plank with musicians and dancers from the Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawin, 11th century, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid wooden plank with mounted hunter with lance from the Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawin, 11th century, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid Carved Wood Panel, 11th Century, Louvre, Paris
    Fragmentary dish showing men with sticks, Fatimid Egypt, 11th century, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
    Fatimid bowl with a drinker, Muslim Sicily or southern Italy, 11th century, David Collection Museum, Denmark
    Hunter on an ivory drinking horn probably made in Muslim Sicily or Southern Italy, 11th century, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
    Coptic Priest on a Plate, 1050-1100, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
    Shields on the Bab al-Nasr (Gate of Victory), 1087, Cairo
    Frieze of Hunters over the door of the Church of San Benedetto, Brindisi, late 11th Century
    Fatimid Lustre Bowl Depicting a Lute Player, Harvey B. Plotnick Collection, 11th-12th century
    Fatimid Turban on Manuscript Fragment from Fustat, Museum of Islamic, 11th-12th Centuries
    Morgan Casket, Southern Italy, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 11th-12th century
    Four ivory panels with hunters and revellers, 11th-12th century, Staatliche Museen, Berlin
    Detail of carved ivory horn or 'oliphant' from Sicily, Musée Crozatier, Le Puy
    Figure with Goblet on Fatimid Bowl, 11th-12th century, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Ivory casket with Lion Hunt, Fatimid Sicily or Southern Italy, 11th-12th Centuries, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
    Fatimid Manuscript with Two Soldiers, 11th-12th Centuries, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
    Fatimid Carved Ivory Panel with Hunters, 11th-12th Centuries, Louvre, Paris
    Carved Ivory Plaque of Lion Hunt, Fatimid Egypt or Iraq, 11th-12th Century, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Firenze
    Fatimid dancer on an ivory panel, 11th-12th century, Louvre Museum, Paris
    Fatimid lute player on an ivory panel, 11th-12th century, Louvre Museum, Paris
    Fatimid Carved Ivory Plaque with Drummer and Drinker, 11th-12th Century, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Firenze
    Fatimid Infantryman with a Januwiyah shield, 12th Century, De Unger Collection, London
    Fatimid Warrior with a kite shield, 12th Century, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
    Islamic Sicilian Ivory Casket with Horsemen, 12th Century, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Firenze
    A Fatimid Nobleman or Officer on a lustre-ware plate, 12th Century, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
    Fatimid plate with mounted hunter, 12th century, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington
    Fatimid bowl with female scarf dancer, 12th century, Freer Gallery, Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art
    Sicilian ivory pyxis with mounted hunter, 12th century, Louvre Museum, Paris
    Fatimid wood panel with dancer, 12th century, Louvre Museum, Paris
    Fatimid Manuscript Fragment with cavalry & infantry, Fustat, 12th Century, British Museum, London
    Fatimid bowl with a hunter on horse, Islamic Ceramics Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid bowl with a musician, Islamic Ceramics Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid bowl with a drinker, Islamic Ceramics Museum, Cairo
    Fatimid bowl with young courtier, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Manuscript illumination with depiction of a court scene, Islamic Museum, Cairo
    Illustrations of warriors from a Coptic Gospel, Damietta, Egypt, 1179-80, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cote Copte 13
    Manuscript with 'Jazrafil who rides an Elephant' from Fustat, c. 1200 AD, British Museum, London

    Fatimid Infantryman in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on a manuscript above.
    Fatimid Infantryman and a Fatimid Cavalryman Cavalryman in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on the manuscript fragment.
    A Sudanese Archer in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath.
    A Sudanese spearman in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on the painted windows in the monastery church of St Denis in Paris
    Fatimids on Plate G, Men-At-Arms Series 125, The Armies of Islam 7th-11th Centuries by David Nicolle & Angus McBride - based on many of the above.
    A Daylami Tribesman in Armies of the Dark Ages 600-1066 by Ian Heath
    A painting of a Daylami Infantryman, early 11th century, by Angus McBride


    MIRROR SITES
    Fatimid Soldiers and Hunters
    Fatimid Musicians, Dancers & Revelers

    Druzhina345
    Illustrations of Egyptian and Syrian Costume & Soldiers
    Last edited by druzhina345; July 14, 2017 at 01:41 AM.

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    Default Links to History - Spanish and North African Resources

    Spanish and North African Resources
    This list is for those looking at a geographical region rather than a time period. Some of these have been mentioned in categories above.

    druzhina345
    Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
    Last edited by druzhina345; August 26, 2017 at 01:13 AM.

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    Icon3 Links to History - The T'oros Roslin (or Sebastia) Gospels of Armenia, 1262

    Last edited by druzhina345; July 09, 2017 at 11:21 PM.

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    Default Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris, c.1240–5

    Illustrations of military interest from
    Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris, England, c.1240–5

    Spoiler Alert, click show to read: 


    Standards of the Military Orders in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath - based on Chronica Maiora
    The Royal Banner in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath.
    The True Cross in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath - based on Chronica Maiora
    Saracen Crossbowman in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath - based on Chronica Maiora
    Ayyubid Heavy Cavalryman according to Matthew Paris by Ian Heath - based on Chronica Maiora
    Frankish Horse in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath - based on Chronica Maiora

    MIRROR SITE
    Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris, England, c.1240–5

    Druzhina345
    13th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
    Last edited by druzhina345; August 26, 2017 at 01:14 AM.

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    Default Links to History - 2 copies of 'Ancient history until Caesar' from Acre, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem.

    Ancient history until Caesar. Acre, Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1260-1270.

    Ninus riding with his army, Joseph and his army, Oedipus killing the Sphinx, Combat of Tydeus and Polynices
    First battle of the Amazons, Amazons riding, Combat of Hercules and an Amazon, Combat of Theseus and an Amazon, Death of Hector
    Battle of Penthélisée and Pyrrhus, Camille and her Amazons fighting against Aeneas, Alexander and his companions riding, Alexander kneels before the high priest
    Battle of the Hydaspes, Battle between the army of Pyrrhus and the Romans

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    The 'Roger Histories', or Ancient history until Caesar. Acre, c.1287

    Oedipus and the Sphinx, Combat of Tydeus and Polynices, Amazons, Amazons in combat
    Combat of Theseus, Hercules and the Amazons, Death of Hector, Penthesilea and her company, Combat of Penthesilea and Neoptolemus
    Camille and her army, Surrender to Holofernes, Judith and Holofernes, Alexander and Jaddus
    Battle of the Hydaspes (326BC), Combat of Alexander and Poros
    Army of Pyrrhus I, The Roman Temple of Janus, Combat of Scipio Africanus and Hannibal, Combat of Jugurtha and Marius

    Large Images


    MIRROR SITES
    Ancient history until Caesar. Acre, Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1260-1270.
    The 'Roger Histories', or Ancient history until Caesar. Acre, c.1287

    Druzhina
    13th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
    Last edited by druzhina345; July 21, 2017 at 11:23 PM.

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    Default Links to History - Histoire d'Outremer

    Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, copy from Northern France, between 1232 and 1261, ms Yates Thompson 12



    Histoire d'Outremer called the Lyon Eracles, 1280 - Lyon BV Ms P.A. 29

    Histoire d'Outremer par Guillaume de Tyr, Saint-Jean-d'Acre, c.1280 - Lyon BM Ms 828



    Histoire d'Outremer - Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1280 - M.E. Saltykov-Shchredin State Public Library
    Bohemond besieging Antioch (late 1097-mid 1098), man-powered stone-throwing mangonel

    Histoire d'Outremer - French translation with continuation until 1275, Acre, c.1287 - Boulogne-sur-mer Ms 142



    Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, late 13th century, BnF Fr 9084
    The Battle of Antioch (1098)

    MIRROR SITES
    Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, copy from Northern France, between 1232 and 1261, ms Yates Thompson 12
    Histoire d'Outremer called the Lyon Eracles, 1280 - Lyon BV Ms P.A. 29
    Histoire d'Outremer par Guillaume de Tyr, Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, c.1280 - Lyon BM Ms 828
    Histoire d'Outremer - Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1280 - M.E. Saltykov-Shchredin State Public Library
    Histoire d'Outremer - French translation with continuation until 1275, Acre, c.1287 - Boulogne-sur-mer Ms 142
    Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, late 13th century, BnF Fr 9084

    Druzhina345
    13th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
    Last edited by druzhina345; July 21, 2017 at 11:33 PM.

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    Default Links to History - Maqamat of al-Hariri

    Illustrations from
    Maqamat of al-Hariri
    The Maqamat ('Assemblies') are a collection of amusing stories told by the merchant al-Harith about a peripatetic rogue named Abu Zaid.

    Illustrations from Maqamat of al-Hariri, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, manuscript Arabe 6094, dated 619H, 1222-23AD


    Illustrations from Maqamat of al-Hariri, St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, manuscript C-23 of c. 1225-35


    Illustrations from Maqamat of al-Hariri, Bibliothèque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 5847, 1237AD


    Illustrations from Maqamat of al-Hariri, Bibliothèque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 3929, (al-Wasiti) 2nd quarter of 13th century
    or selected Maqamat folios with camels, horses or weapons with larger images


    Illustrations from Maqamat of al-Hariri, Suleymaniye Library manuscript Esad Efendi 2916 of 1242-1258AD


    Illustrations from Maqamat of al-Hariri, Vienna manuscript of 1334AD


    Illustrations from Maqamat of al-Hariri, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford manuscript Marsh 458 of 1337


    Bedouin Tribesmen in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on the Maqamat of al-Hariri
    Moslem Musicians in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on the Maqamat of al-Hariri
    Saracen Standards in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on the Maqamat of al-Hariri
    Moslem Horses in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on the Maqamat of al-Hariri
    A pack camel in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath based on the Maqamat of al-Hariri

    MIRROR SITE:
    Maqamat of al-Hariri

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    Last edited by druzhina345; July 21, 2017 at 11:46 PM.

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    Icon3 Links to History - 18th & 19th Century Württemberg Uniform Plates by Leo Ignaz von Stadlinger

    18th & 19th Century Württemberg Uniform Plates by Leo Ignaz von Stadlinger

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    Plate 1: Generals 1638-1806
    Plate 2: Generals 1825-1851
    Plate 3: General and aide, adjutant of the King 1806-1854
    Plate 4: Quartermaster General Staff, Pioneer Company 1806-54
    Plate 5: Military college 1714-1849
    Plate 6: Honorary Invalid Corps, Landjäger 1817-49
    Plate 7: Leibgarde Horse 1660-1776
    Plate 8: Leibgarde Horse 1776-1817
    Plate 9: Leibgarde Horse 1821-1854
    Plate 10: Guard Light Cavalry Sqn 1759-1815
    Plate 11: Guard Light Cavalry Sqn 1817-1854
    Plate 12: Foot Artillery 1735-1811
    Plate 13: Foot Artillery 1813-1849
    Plate 14: Horse Artillery 1784-1813
    Plate 15: Horse Artillery 1813-1849
    Plate 16: 1st Cavalry Regiment 1663-1775
    Plate 17: 1st Cavalry Regiment 1792-1820
    Plate 18: 2nd Cavalry Regiment 1805-1820
    Plate 19: 3rd Cavalry Regiment 1809-1820
    Plate 20: 4th Cavalry Regiment 1805-1820
    Plate 21: Several regiments of cavalry. NCOs, trumpeters & standard bearers 1821-1852
    Plate 22: 1st Infantry Regiment 1638-1767
    Plate 23: 1st Infantry Regiment 1792-1817
    Plate 24: 2nd Infantry Regiment 1792-1817
    Plate 25: 3rd Infantry Regiment 1716-1788
    Plate 26: 3rd Infantry Regiment 1794-1817
    Plate 27: 4th Infantry Regiment 1806-1817
    Plate 28: Jager Btn, 5th Infantry Regiment 1799-1817
    Plate 29: 6th Infantry Regiment 1803-1817
    Plate 30: 7th Infantry Regiment, Disciplinary Compagnie 1760-1821
    Plate 31: 8th Infantry Regiment 1745-1817
    Plate 32: Several infantry regiments. NCOs, drummer & standard bearer. 1821-1851
    Plate 33: Cavalry regiments and corps. [37] Bouwinghausen Hussar Regiment, [28] Phull Dragoons, [33] Noble Guard, [35] Jäger-Regiment No. 5 1758-1813
    Plate 34: Infantry regiments. [37] Foot Guards in 1687, [57] Seckendorff Regiment [58] Stockmayer Infantry Regiment 1687-1814
    Plate 35: Infantry regiments. [46] and [52] Regiment Prince Louis, [56] Kapregiment, [36] Foot Guards 1752-1814
    Plate 36: Grenadier battalions. [51], [53], [60b] and [60d] in Silesia 1757, [60e] and [60g] Leib or household grenadier battalions 1757-1761

    MIRROR SITE:
    18th & 19th Century Württemberg Uniform Plates by Leo Ignaz von Stadlinger

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