Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Bavaria, Germany - the center of 15th and 16th century gunmaking
On the cycle of illustrations goes ...
- a very early South Italian illustration of 1196, from the cod. 120, Burgerbibliothek Berne/Switzerland (two scans)
- ca. 1225 (left) and ca. 1300 (right)
- a stone relief from the 12th century
- crossbows from various miniatures in the Luttrell Psalter, ca. 1330, British Library (5 scans)
- English bows vs. crossbows, ca. 1255, from the Historia Anglorum, by Matthew Paris.
To be continued.