Insights from Historical Artwork

Again, from the 13th century Maciejowski Bible, repeated thematic images of helms and mail coifed heads being split by sword and axe blows.  On the far left a rider grapples with a foe he is stabbing in the eye with a dagger.  Below are dismembered hands, one with an additional deep wrist wound. Two heads lie next to a fallen warrior who's head has a deep gash.  Note the medium-sized round shields and their frontal designs.

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