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Codex Manesse

Manuscript (Codex Pal. Germ. 848), 355 x 250 mm
Universitätsbibliothek, Heidelberg

This miniature comes from the famous Codex Manesse, the most comprehensive collection of ballads and epigrammatic poetry in Middle High German language. The miniature shown here depicts the poet Wolfram von Eschenbach, displaying his arms (two axes) on his horse, banner, shield and helmet.

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