Illuminated archer

 

Medieval images of archers from different sources

 

The Hungarian illuminated chronicle:

Writing of it propably started at 1358

 

King Louis I (the great)

On his right mailed knights in western garb; on his right group of igures in long oriental robes, with arrows and bows.

The Hungarian illuminated chronicle:

 

The Comans lay waste Hungary

The Hungarian illuminated chronicle:

 

Stag with burning candles in horns

 

The Hungarian illuminated chronicle:

 

Victory from Teutons

 

The Hungarian illuminated chronicle:

 

Battle against Comans in 1282

The Hungarian illuminated chronicle:

 

Battle against Voivode of Transylvania in 1330

The Hungarian illuminated chronicle:

 

Battle against Voivode of Transylvania in 1330

Tres riches heures du duc de Berry

from 1411-1415

 

October

scarecrow in the form of an archer

Cartographer Magellan:

 

part of the Portrait of the great navigator:

One of the Gods

From the map of the Jean Rotz in 1542

The North Atlantic

 

Natives in Greenland or New Foundland

Joan Oliva, 1599

World Chart

 

Arab archer from Tripoli

Braun and Hohenberg, 1572

Map of Constantinople

 

Ottomans

Johannes Blaeu, 1662

map of The Arctic

 

Images over the northern Russia

Pieter Bruegel

The Adoration of the Kings, 1564

Pieter Bruegel

Netherlandish Proverbs, 1559

 

"to shoot a second bolt to find the first"

(foolish, misdirected persevance)

 

Pieter Bruegel

the fair at Hoboken

 

Pieter Bruegel

the masquerade of Orson and Valentine

 

Willem Blaeu

Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova, 1635

Willem Blaeu

Nova Virginia Tabula, 1629

Heinrici Chronicon Livoniae, 1200

 

Crossbow

 

Luttrel Psalter

 

Civilian archers on practise, 1330s

Master Wa, 1465-1485

Burgundian archers

The St. Albans Chronicle,

 

The siege of Berwick

Sebastian's altar, c. 1493

Beauchamp Pageant, 1480s-90s

Hans Burgmeir, 1516

 

The meeting of Henry VII of England and Philip of Spain

Army of mongol Timur Lenkin, 1402

Persian painting

Battle of Nikopolis, 1396

Sultan Bajasid I army win crusaders

Crusaders attack Turris Damietta, Egypt, 1218

 

Picture of english Mathew Parris same year

Crosbows, handbows and slings

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