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C8th Collection

"C8th: A Glimpse into the Riches of the 8th Century AD" Step back in time with this storage jar from the 8th-9th century AD, crafted meticulously out of earthenware

Background imageC8th Collection: Beginning of St Luke's Gospel, 1894 (print)

Beginning of St Luke's Gospel, 1894 (print)
3786795 Beginning of St Luke's Gospel, 1894 (print); (add.info.: Beginning of St Luke's Gospel - from the Lindisfarne Gospel. 720 A.D. A Short History of the English People, Volume I)

Background imageC8th Collection: Iraq - Tallisim tower of ancient Baghdad rampart

Iraq - Tallisim tower of ancient Baghdad rampart
3790495 Iraq - Tallisim tower of ancient Baghdad rampart; (add.info.: Iraq - Tallisim the tower of the ancient Baghdad rampart which was built by Abu Jaffar el Mansour the first founder of Baghdad in)

Background imageC8th Collection: Iraq - The Tomb of Sit Zobaida Baghdad

Iraq - The Tomb of Sit Zobaida Baghdad
3790469 Iraq - The Tomb of Sit Zobaida Baghdad; (add.info.: Iraq - The Tomb of Sit Zobaida Baghdad, the wife of Haroun el Rashid the fourth Caliph of Abbaside)

Background imageC8th Collection: Storage jar, 8th-9th century AD (earthenware)

Storage jar, 8th-9th century AD (earthenware)
7394085 Storage jar, 8th-9th century AD (earthenware) by Iranian School, (8th century); Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK; (add.info.: Display: earthenware)

Background imageC8th Collection: Emperor Charlemagne visiting a school, his interest in education and learning

Emperor Charlemagne visiting a school, his interest in education and learning
ELD4868386 Emperor Charlemagne visiting a school, his interest in education and learning and patronage of scholars has caused him to be considered the patron of schools

Background imageC8th Collection: Frankish chief and soldier, 8th century. 1796 (engraving)

Frankish chief and soldier, 8th century. 1796 (engraving)
7233755 Frankish chief and soldier, 8th century. 1796 (engraving) by Austrian School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Frankish chief with axe, sword and shield)

Background imageC8th Collection: Wall panel depicting Na-Bolon-K'an in ritual dress, c. 790 AD (limestone, stucco, and paint)

Wall panel depicting Na-Bolon-K'an in ritual dress, c. 790 AD (limestone, stucco, and paint)
1068089 Wall panel depicting Na-Bolon-K'an in ritual dress, c.790 AD (limestone, stucco, and paint) by Mayan, (8th century AD); 220.35x76.83x15.24 cm; Dallas Museum of Art, Texas

Background imageC8th Collection: Anglo Saxon king and equerry in battle. 1796 (engraving)

Anglo Saxon king and equerry in battle. 1796 (engraving)
7233737 Anglo Saxon king and equerry in battle. 1796 (engraving) by Austrian School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Anglo Saxon king in battle wearing a crown)

Background imageC8th Collection: Spherical bead with four glyphs, 200-800 AD (jadeite)

Spherical bead with four glyphs, 200-800 AD (jadeite)
1072465 Spherical bead with four glyphs, 200-800 AD (jadeite) by Mayan; 3.18 cm; Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA; (add.info.: Classic period, Maya); given in memory of Jerry L. Abramson by his estate

Background imageC8th Collection: Charlemagne (742~814), King of the Franks. 1796 (engraving)

Charlemagne (742~814), King of the Franks. 1796 (engraving)
7233754 Charlemagne (742~814), King of the Franks. 1796 (engraving) by Austrian School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageC8th Collection: Battle of Poitiers, 25 October 732, 1830s (oil on pulp board)

Battle of Poitiers, 25 October 732, 1830s (oil on pulp board)
XOS5887513 Battle of Poitiers, 25 October 732, 1830s (oil on pulp board) by Steuben, Charles Auguste (1788-1856); 12.5x16.7 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageC8th Collection: Resurrection of the Dead and the Weighing of Souls

Resurrection of the Dead and the Weighing of Souls
3785785 Resurrection of the Dead and the Weighing of Souls by French School, (19th century); (add.info.: Resurrection of the Dead and the Weighing of Souls in the Balance at the Last Judgement)

Background imageC8th Collection: Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn, 8th century. 1796 (engraving)

Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn, 8th century. 1796 (engraving)
7233750 Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn, 8th century. 1796 (engraving) by Austrian School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn c.639-709)

Background imageC8th Collection: Eginhard

Eginhard
3783145 Eginhard; (add.info.: Einhard (also Eginhard or Einhart). Frankish scholar and courtier. c. 775-839. Engraving by Allais, c.1844. Plutarque Francais: Moyen Age, Vol 1

Background imageC8th Collection: Charlemagne

Charlemagne
3783144 Charlemagne; (add.info.: Charles the Great. King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans (Imperator Romanorum) from 800 to his death in 814. 742-814. Engraving by Migneret, c. 1844

Background imageC8th Collection: The young Charlemagne (742-814) with his mother Bertrade de Laon (720-783)

The young Charlemagne (742-814) with his mother Bertrade de Laon (720-783) nicknamed Berthe au grand pied around 752
ELD4861871 The young Charlemagne (742-814) with his mother Bertrade de Laon (720-783) nicknamed Berthe au grand pied around 752) (The Frankish Queen Bertrada of Laon (bertha broadfoot)

Background imageC8th Collection: Charlemagne with a student inventing the school, 1895 (Illustration)

Charlemagne with a student inventing the school, 1895 (Illustration)
7304349 Charlemagne with a student inventing the school, 1895 (Illustration) by Job, pseudonym for Onfray de Breville, Jacques (1858-1931); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageC8th Collection: Siege of Pavia (773-774): Ogger exclaiming 'The Iron Man! Here is Charlemagne ', 1896 (illustration)

Siege of Pavia (773-774): Ogger exclaiming "The Iron Man! Here is Charlemagne ", 1896 (illustration)
7304518 Siege of Pavia (773-774): Ogger exclaiming "The Iron Man! Here is Charlemagne ", 1896 (illustration) by Job, pseudonym for Onfray de Breville

Background imageC8th Collection: Frankish weapons, sword found in the tomb of King Childerich at Tournai, battle axes, helmet

Frankish weapons, sword found in the tomb of King Childerich at Tournai, battle axes, helmet
7280061 Frankish weapons, sword found in the tomb of King Childerich at Tournai, battle axes, helmet by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Frankish weapons)

Background imageC8th Collection: A post-Sasanian silver dish containing a repousse gold pheasant, c. 8th century AD (silver, gold)

A post-Sasanian silver dish containing a repousse gold pheasant, c. 8th century AD (silver, gold)
1196832 A post-Sasanian silver dish containing a repousse gold pheasant, c. 8th century AD (silver, gold) by Persian School

Background imageC8th Collection: Lombard princesses in 8th century Byzantine costume

Lombard princesses in 8th century Byzantine costume
7277954 Lombard princesses in 8th century Byzantine costume by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Lombard princesses in 8th century Byzantine costume)

Background imageC8th Collection: Coronation of Pepin le Bref at saint Denis Abbey, 1837 (oil on canvas)

Coronation of Pepin le Bref at saint Denis Abbey, 1837 (oil on canvas)
1742005 Coronation of Pepin le Bref at saint Denis Abbey, 1837 (oil on canvas) by Dubois, Francois (1790-1871); Musee et Domaine National de Versailles et de Trianon, Versailles

Background imageC8th Collection: Charlemagne receives the 4 Aymon sons at the court and knights them - after a 13th century

Charlemagne receives the 4 Aymon sons at the court and knights them - after a 13th century miniature by Huon de
LSE4106622 Charlemagne receives the 4 Aymon sons at the court and knights them - after a 13th century miniature by Huon de Villeneuve by French School

Background imageC8th Collection: Childeric III (engraving)

Childeric III (engraving)
1702511 Childeric III (engraving) by French School; (add.info.: Childeric III (c. 717 - c. 754) was King of Francia from 743 until he was deposed by Pope Zachary in March 751 at the instigation of

Background imageC8th Collection: Childeric III (engraving)

Childeric III (engraving)
1702509 Childeric III (engraving) by French School; (add.info.: Childeric III (c. 717 - c. 754) was King of Francia from 743 until he was deposed by Pope Zachary in March 751 at the instigation of

Background imageC8th Collection: Martyrdom of St Boniface at the hands of Frisian bandits, Dokkum, Netherlands, 754 (litho)

Martyrdom of St Boniface at the hands of Frisian bandits, Dokkum, Netherlands, 754 (litho)
6014717 Martyrdom of St Boniface at the hands of Frisian bandits, Dokkum, Netherlands, 754 (litho) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageC8th Collection: Sogdia - Sogdiana- Sogdian Art : Wall painting from the Red Hall of the Palace in Varakhsha

Sogdia - Sogdiana- Sogdian Art : Wall painting from the Red Hall of the Palace in Varakhsha. Fragment
FIA5405108 Sogdia - Sogdiana- Sogdian Art : Wall painting from the Red Hall of the Palace in Varakhsha. Fragment. Fresco, 7th-8th century, State Hermitage, St

Background imageC8th Collection: Pepin le Bref dans l arene. Pepin the Short in the arena after killing a lion and a bull (engraving)

Pepin le Bref dans l arene. Pepin the Short in the arena after killing a lion and a bull (engraving)
6029295 Pepin le Bref dans l arene. Pepin the Short in the arena after killing a lion and a bull (engraving) by French School

Background imageC8th Collection: Pepin the Short, King of the Franks, proving his stature is no impediment on his ability to rule

Pepin the Short, King of the Franks, proving his stature is no impediment on his ability to rule by killing a lion
5229146 Pepin the Short, King of the Franks, proving his stature is no impediment on his ability to rule by killing a lion (engraving) by English School

Background imageC8th Collection: Pepin the Short kills a lion and a bull (engraving)

Pepin the Short kills a lion and a bull (engraving)
969131 Pepin the Short kills a lion and a bull (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Pepin the Short (c714-768), first Carolingian King of the Franks

Background imageC8th Collection: Charles Martel (colour engraving)

Charles Martel (colour engraving)
1730979 Charles Martel (colour engraving) by French School; (add.info.: Charles Martel (c.ÔÇë688 - 22 October 741) was a Frankish political and military leader who

Background imageC8th Collection: Saxon noble in Phrygian cap and others in mantles, 8th century, 1846 (engraving)

Saxon noble in Phrygian cap and others in mantles, 8th century, 1846 (engraving)
7235648 Saxon noble in Phrygian cap and others in mantles, 8th century, 1846 (engraving) by Strutt, Joseph (1749-1802); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageC8th Collection: Charlemagne or Charles the Great, King of the Franks, Emperor of the Romans, 748-814

Charlemagne or Charles the Great, King of the Franks, Emperor of the Romans, 748-814
6338921 Charlemagne or Charles the Great, King of the Franks, Emperor of the Romans, 748-814 by Villain (19th century); (add.info.: Charlemagne or Charles the Great, King of the Franks)

Background imageC8th Collection: Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771

Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771
6338919 Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771 by Villain (19th century); (add.info.: Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771)

Background imageC8th Collection: Emperor Charlemagne or Charles the Great (748-814), King of the Franks

Emperor Charlemagne or Charles the Great (748-814), King of the Franks, receiving ambassadors of Constantine
6338914 Emperor Charlemagne or Charles the Great (748-814), King of the Franks, receiving ambassadors of Constantine, Byzantine Emperor by Villain (19th century); (add.info)

Background imageC8th Collection: Figures from Aachen Cathedral showing Emperor Charlemagne (748-814) holding a church 1, 2

Figures from Aachen Cathedral showing Emperor Charlemagne (748-814) holding a church 1, 2, and his sword 3
6338908 Figures from Aachen Cathedral showing Emperor Charlemagne (748-814) holding a church 1, 2, and his sword 3 by Villain (19th century); (add.info)

Background imageC8th Collection: Emperor Charlemagne (748-814) genuflecting as he receives the standard of Rome from St

Emperor Charlemagne (748-814) genuflecting as he receives the standard of Rome from St
6338899 Emperor Charlemagne (748-814) genuflecting as he receives the standard of Rome from St by Villain (19th century); (add.info)

Background imageC8th Collection: Portrait and coins of Pepin the Short (714-768), King of the Franks, first Carolingian king

Portrait and coins of Pepin the Short (714-768), King of the Franks, first Carolingian king
6338897 Portrait and coins of Pepin the Short (714-768), King of the Franks, first Carolingian king by Villain (19th century); (add.info.: Portrait and coins of Pepin the Short (714-768)

Background imageC8th Collection: Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771

Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771
6338896 Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771 by Villain (19th century); (add.info.: Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771)

Background imageC8th Collection: Charlemagne, ALPHABET OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, circa 1830 (engraving)

Charlemagne, ALPHABET OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, circa 1830 (engraving)
7206861 Charlemagne, ALPHABET OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, circa 1830 (engraving) by Hocquart, Edouard (1789-1870); 34, 5x53 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: C)

Background imageC8th Collection: St Bonifaces mission to Germany (colour litho)

St Bonifaces mission to Germany (colour litho)
7173277 St Bonifaces mission to Germany (colour litho) by Doepler, Carl Emil (1824-1905); Private Collection; (add.info.: St Bonifaces mission to Germany)

Background imageC8th Collection: Charlemagne instructing pupils at his palace school (colour litho)

Charlemagne instructing pupils at his palace school (colour litho)
3622069 Charlemagne instructing pupils at his palace school (colour litho) by Beuzon, Joseph (1864-1940); Private Collection; (add.info.: Charlemagne instructing pupils at his palace school)

Background imageC8th Collection: Buddha head, Java, Shailendra dynasty, late 8th-early 9th century (volcanic stone)

Buddha head, Java, Shailendra dynasty, late 8th-early 9th century (volcanic stone)
FSG325549 Buddha head, Java, Shailendra dynasty, late 8th-early 9th century (volcanic stone) by Indonesian; 34.5x23.7x25 cm; Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, USA; Freer Gallery of Art

Background imageC8th Collection: Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn c639-709, 1851 (engraving)

Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn c639-709, 1851 (engraving)
7235653 Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn c639-709, 1851 (engraving) by Strutt, Joseph (1749-1802); Private Collection; (add.info.: Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborn c.639-709)

Background imageC8th Collection: Karloman, ALPHABET OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, circa 1830 (engraving)

Karloman, ALPHABET OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, circa 1830 (engraving)
7206869 Karloman, ALPHABET OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, circa 1830 (engraving) by Hocquart, Edouard (1789-1870); 34, 5x53 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: K)

Background imageC8th Collection: Statue of Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771

Statue of Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771
6338967 Statue of Carloman I, King of the Franks, younger brother of Charlemagne, 751-771 by Villain (19th century); (add.info.: Statue of Carloman I, King of the Franks)



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"C8th: A Glimpse into the Riches of the 8th Century AD" Step back in time with this storage jar from the 8th-9th century AD, crafted meticulously out of earthenware. It serves as a tangible link to an era filled with historical significance and cultural treasures. Emperor Charlemagne, known for his passion for education and learning, visits a school in our captivating engraving. His patronage of scholars has earned him the title of the patron saint of schools, forever immortalizing his commitment to knowledge. In another engraving, we witness a Frankish chief and soldier from the 8th century. This depiction transports us to an age where bravery on battlefields shaped destinies and defined legacies. Marvel at a wall panel showcasing Na-Bolon-K'an adorned in ritual dress around 790 AD. Crafted using limestone, stucco, and paint, it offers insights into ancient rituals that once held great importance. An Anglo Saxon king accompanied by his equerry engages in battle through an enchanting engraving. The scene captures their unwavering determination amidst chaos - a testament to their warrior spirit. A spherical bead adorned with four glyphs made from jadeite takes us further back in time between 200-800 AD. Its intricate craftsmanship hints at ancient civilizations' rich symbolism and artistic prowess. Charlemagne himself graces yet another engraving - King of the Franks during the tumultuous period spanning from 742 to 814 AD. His reign left an indelible mark on European history as he united vast territories under one rule. The Battle of Poitiers comes alive through an oil painting created during the 1830s on pulp board. Witness this pivotal clash that altered political landscapes while shaping Europe's destiny forevermore. Delve into spiritual realms with "Resurrection of the Dead and Weighing of Souls.