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By Ingo Gildenhard, Martin Revermann

ISBN-10: 3110223775

ISBN-13: 9783110223774

Past the 5th Century brings jointly thirteen students from a variety of disciplines (Classics, old heritage, Mediaeval reports) to discover interactions with Greek tragedy from the 4th century BC as much as the center a while. the amount breaks new flooring in different methods: in its chronological scope, many of the modes of reception thought of, the pervasive curiosity in interactions among tragedy and society-at-large, and the truth that a few experiences are of a comparative nature.

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Once the knight had gripped his sword the lockinggauntlet was locked shut so the sword was not lost in combat. It became popular in the 16th century. Both objects are from an Italian armor of about 1570. Locking-gauntlet 43 The joust Eye slit D uring the 13th century a dramatic new element was added to the tournament – jousts, in which knights fought one-to-one. In a joust, a knight could show his skill without other contestants getting in the way. Usually the knights fought on horseback with lances, though in some contests they continued the fight with swords.

Being a wargame, chess was popular with knights. Chess pieces were often made of bone or ivory and beautifully carved. Painted and tooled leather sheath Hand basin Pairs of basins like this, called gemellions, were used to wash peoples’ hands at the table. A servant would pour water over the person’s hands from one basin into the other and then dry the hands with a towel. Sometimes the water was poured from a ewer (pitcher) instead. This gemellion is decorated with Limoges enamels. A knight kneels before his lady Household musician Chamber pot Serving knives Pairs of broad-bladed knives like these 15th-century German ones were used for serving food.

This German armor of about 1580 forms part of a garniture, or collection of pieces. Some larger garnitures could be made into several different armors. The surface was originally blued, and is etched and gilded, with the ornament outlined in black. The visor and upper bevor lock together with a bolt. This stops them from accidentally flying open if struck, a safety feature of some foot-combat helmets. No leg armor was worn because the combat took place over a barrier and blows below this level were€forbidden.

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