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Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2015, 01:23 AM
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Posted By Mac
Here is another isolated stirrup. I can take...

Here is another isolated stirrup. I can take some better pics if there is interest....
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2015, 12:49 AM
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Posted By Mac
I found something online that supports the wheel...

I found something online that supports the wheel of fortune interpretation.

Here is a snip from a description of the book in the British Royal Collections ...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2015, 12:39 AM
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Posted By Mac
Thank you, Fernando! Yes. The lack of people on...

Thank you, Fernando!

Yes. The lack of people on the wheel does cast a bit of doubt on my interpretation. I have a facsimile of Theuerdank with some notes in English. I will see if there is any...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2015, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Mac
I am pretty sure that it represents the...

I am pretty sure that it represents the "wheel of fortune" that raises a man up and then casts him down. It's a common medieval motif, but it usually has people on the wheel, and "Fortune" herself...
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