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This section of the altarpiece depicts the Archangel Michael, who is a symbol in the Abrahamic faiths of the powers of heaven. Archangel Michael is a warrior angel, who in the New Testament is said to have commanded the army of heaven against Satan…

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Families used coats of arms as identifiers for them, both in battle and in general. This symbol of heraldry, became more common with the inception of full faced masks on the battlefield, as the only identifying factors in battle would be a knight’s…

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The image in the top left of the page, derived from a 15th century manuscript entitled Liber Chronicarum portrays the crucifixion of Andrew the Apostle. Sometime after the death of Jesus Andrew travelled to the Greek city of Patras where he preached…

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Families used coats of arms as identifiers for them, both in battle and in general. This symbol of heraldry, became more common with the inception of full faced masks on the battlefield, as the only identifying factors in battle would be a knight’s…

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This colorful image comes from a German manuscript from around 1500. The manuscript itself is titled a "Treatise on munitions and explosive devices, with many illustrations of the various devices and their uses." This particular image demonstrates…

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150-200 word description.

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Made in Milan, Italy, possibly for a Spanish noble. Weighing in just less than ten pounds. This decorative helmet was made for tournament use (Philadelphia Museum of Art). If swords, heraldry and horses were the symbols that identified the knight,…

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The represented coat of arms, which displays the crown of thorns, appealed to the knight and his sponsor as defenders of Christianity. According to the Gospel, a crown of thorns was placed on the head of Jesus leading up to the events of the…
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