Lombards in an 11th Century copy of the Encyclopedia of Maurus Hrabanus
Also known as De Universo or De rerum naturis

detail of f.474 De Bellis (War)



Manuscript: BMN Montecassino Cod. 132 - De rerum naturis
Location: Montecassino, Italy
Dating: 1025
Institution: Biblioteca Monumento Nazionale di Montecassino



Referenced on p.59, Byzantine Cavalryman c.900-1204 by Timothy Dawson (Author), Giuseppe Rava (Illustrator)
Kours˘res in pursuit, from a late-tenth-century manuscript made in the region of Italy that remained in Roman control until the rise of the Normans in the mid-eleventh century. (Monte Cassino Monastery library)


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