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    The capture of Jerusalem by Saladin on October 2, 1187 which caused the Third Crusade (1189-92). Balian of Ibelin surrenders and hands over the keys to the Tower of David to Saladin. From the chronicle of David Aubert. Illuminated manuscript; 15th century.

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    King Richard I Lionheart (1157-1199) watches Muslim prisoners being beheaded after the capture of Acre in 1189. When it became apparent that Saladin was not willing to pay the terms of the treaty at Acre, Richard had more than 3.000 Muslim prisoners executed on August 20 outside of Acre in full view of Saladin's camp. From Sebastien Mamerot's "Les Passages d'outremer faits par les Français contre les Turcs depuis Charlemagne jusqu'en 1462". Illuminated manuscript on parchment (287 sheets, 32x23 cm). Bourges, France; 1474-1475.

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    "Scivias"(Know the ways of the Lord) by the German nun and mystic Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179).The book, Codex Rupertsberg,disappeared during WW II.Transparen- cies are from a faksimile.As the soul leaves the body, devils and angels await God's judgement.

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    Adam and Eve, fancy beasts and a donkey playing the harp; from the mosaic floor, cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrtaed in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The heavenly ladder,illustration of an instruction to monks by abbot Johannes Klimax (6th CE). Good monks climb steadily heavenwards towards perfection, bad monks are dragged to hell by black devils. 11th-12th. 41 x 29,3 cm

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    "Scivias"(Know the ways of the Lord) by the German nun and mystic Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179).The book, Codex Rupertsberg,was lost during WW II.Transparencies are from a faksimile.God,the golden circle,creates the world in 6 days.Adam receives the flower of obedience.

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    King Richard I Lionheart (1157-1199) embarks on the Third Crusade (1191). From the chronicle of David Aubert. Illuminated manuscript; 15th century.

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    King David playing the harp surrounded by his musicians. Psalter, 12th century.

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    The Adoration of the Magi, from the Verdun Altar. Enamel plaque in champleve technique on gilded copper (begun 1181).

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    "All creation praises the Lord", the nine choirs of the angels,from "Liber Scivias" (Know the ways of the Lord) by German mystic Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179).The book with 35 full-page miniatures, disappeared during WW II. Transparency is made from a faksimile copy.

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    Archangel Michael with sword. Gold & enamel work with precious and semi-precious stones

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    Tapestry of the Creation,dating from about 1100. Christ in Majesty in a circular area in the center, surrounded by the stages of Creation.The four winds in the corners.

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    Romanesque codex of the 12th century: Liber Feodorum: scenes of a royal wedding.

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    The defeat of Saladin and his troops by the Christian crusaders during the Third Crusade (1189-92). From the chronicle of David Aubert. Illuminated manuscript; 15th century.

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    Alexander the Great (356-323 BCE) on a throne supported by griffins. From the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    Fatimid troops leaving the fortress to attack crusaders Paper fragment from Frustat; 12th CE.

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    Jonas and the whale, from the Verdun Altar. Enamel plaque in champleve technique on gilded copper (begun 1181)

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    Shrine of the Three Magi (begun 1181), smaller shrine inside with remains of the 3 Holy Kings, at the high chancel of the cathedral. Gold, enamel, precious stones, antique gems, cameos Size: 210 x 110 x 153 cm

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    Noah's sons picking grapes. Detail from the Story of the Flood.

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    The dove, an olive twig in its beak, returns to Noah's Ark. From the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The Madonna with child and 4 kings: Emperor Otto IV and the 3 Magi. Detail of the Shrine of the Three Holy Kings at the high chancel of the cathedral Gold, enamel, precious stones, antique gems, cameos (begun 1181)

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    King David playing the harp. Psalter, 12th century.

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    King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Detail from the Verdun Altar. Enamel plaque in champsleve technique on gilded copper (begun 1181)

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    The Crucifixion. Detail of the antependium Pala d'Oro from Constantinople (ca. 1100) Gold, enamel, and precious stones Overall size: 140 x 350 cm

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