Medieval European Art & History Photos
After the fall of Rome (late 4th C CE) and the resulting Dark Ages, western Europe began (c6th-8th C) to redevelop itself under the domination of Christianity and Feudal rule. The inventions of the Renaissance (c1500 CE) eventually ended the Medieval era.
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|Clovis I (c481-511)
|Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor (800 CE)|
|Bayeux Tapestry (late 11th C) shows conquest of England (1066) by William the Conqueror|
|1130-mid 1500s: Gothic Churches and Structures|
|St. Louis IX (1234-1270)|
|Apocalypse Tapestry, Angers (1370s)|
|Joan of Arc under Charles VII (1422-1461)|
|Louis XII (1498-1515)
& Anne of Brittany
|Aquamanile bronze hand-washing pitchers (introduced after Crusades c1200)|
To hold relics of Saints
|Last Judgment Carvings|
|Jesse Tree Art
Family Tree of Jesus
|Pilgrimage Medals, Water Flasks & Objects|
|Tapestries of Low Countries (15th-16th C)|
|Tapestries of France (15th-16th C)|
All photos on this page are originals by & copyrighted by Jim Steinhart.
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