Friday, September 30, 2016

Manesse Codex 1305-1340

The Manesse Codex is a book copied and illustrated between 1305 and 1340 in Zürich for the Manesse family.

It contains love songs in Middle High German by important poets, several of whom were famous rulers.

More importantly for the purposes of this posting it has several drawings and depictions of various horse related items.

Below are just a few images from the codex:

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