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Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris

Matthaei Paris Chronica Maiora II

Treaty between Nazir of Kerak and the Count of Brittany


A larger image of the Treaty between Nazir of Kerak and the Count of Brittany. Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris.


Cities left and right Acon siue tholomaida, and Crac. Christians on left, Saracens on right. In centre fedus irritum. Comes Britannie and Nazer dominus crac kneel and join hands: in mail, bare-headed.

Chronica Maiora II, Saint Albans, England, ca. 124053. Folio 139V, MS 16II, Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Figure 174, p278 The Art of Matthew Paris in the Chronica Majora by Suzanne Lewis, 1987.


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See also A Saracen Crossbowman in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath, based on the Treaty between Nazir of Kerak and the Count of Brittany. Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris.
An Ayyubid shield in Armies and Enemies of the Crusades 1096-1291 by Ian Heath, based on the Treaty between Nazir of Kerak and the Count of Brittany. Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris.