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13th century resources:
Illustrations of a Welshman from a 13th century Latin text of The Laws of Hywel Dda
Automaton in Saljuq Costume, 1206
Islamic Sicilian Ivory Casket with Horsemen, Veroli, Italy, c.1200-1225
Karlsschrein, Shrine of Charlemagne, Aachen Cathedral, c.1215
Eneit or Aeneasroman by Heinrich von Veldeke, Germany c.1215
The Conquest of Pamplona on the Charlemagne Reliquary, in Aachen Cathedral, ca. 1215
Fresco of knights in Iwein at Schloss Rodenegg (Rodeneck), 1215-1220, Northern Italy
Kitab al-Aghani (Book of Songs), c. 1218-19, probably Mosul
Seal of Karl Bengtsson, Sweden, early 13th century
Seljuk battle plate, early 13th century
Irish in Topographia Hibernica and Expugnatio Hibernica (Topography of Ireland & Conquest of Ireland)
  by Giraldus Cambrensis in National Library of Ireland Ms. 700

Las Huelgas Apocalypse by Beatus of Liebana, Spain, 1220AD
Syriac Gospel, BL MS. Ad. 7170, c.1220AD
Jacobite-Syrian Lectionary of the Gospels, Monastery of Mar Mattai near Mosul, Iraq, Vat. MS. Syr. 559, c.1220
Na't al-hayawan a medical treatise, Baghdad, c. 1220
An unknown knight at Malvern Abbey, Worcestershire, England
Maqamat of al-Hariri, BnF Ms Arabe 6094, 1222-23AD
An Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, Iraq, 1224
Book of Fixed Stars by al Sufi, 1224AD, Ceuta, North Africa.
Ayyubid Horse-archer on a bowl, 1st half of the 13th century, Louvre
Maqamat of al-Hariri, St. Petersburg Ms C-23, c. 1225-35
Andalusians in the story of Bayad and Riyad, early 13th century
English soldiers & hunters in the Rochester Bestiary c.1230
Statues of knights on Wells Cathedral, England, c.1230-40
Illustrations of Ayyubids on the Blacas Ewer, Mosul, 1232 AD
Effigy of William Longespée, Earl of Salisbury (d.1226), in Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire, England, c.1230-40
A knight in Summa de vitiis et virtutibus by Willelmus Peraldus, British Library Harley MS 3244, England, c. 1236
Maqamat of al-Hariri, BnF Ms Arabe 5847, 1237AD
Maqamat of al-Hariri, BnF Ms Arabe 3929, 2nd quarter of 13th century
A War Elephant in a Bestiary, British Library Harley MS 4751, England, 2nd quarter of the 13th century
Ayyubid Hunters on a Canister, 1238-40
Scorpio on a pen-box from Mosul, 1230-1250AD
Great Seal of Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, Wales, b.1194-d.1240
Ayyubids on a Ewer, Jazirah, 1246-1247
Histoire d'Outremer by Willam of Tyre, Northern France, British Library Ms. Yates Thompson 12, 1232-1261
Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris, England, 1240-53
Ayyubid inlaid metal basin, 1247-1249AD, Freer Gallery of Art (d'Arenberg Basin)
Illuminations from a Coptic Gospel - Institut Catholique Ms. Copte-Arabe 1
Book of Fixed Stars by al Sufi, 1249-50AD. Alamut?, Iran
Richard and Saladin; Combat Series; Chertsey tiles, England, 1250s
Ayyubid Rider on Bowl, 13th Century
Ayyubid Horse-archer on a Bowl, North Syrian, 13th century
Maqamat of al-Hariri, Suleymaniye Ms Esad Efendi 2916, 1242-1258
Norwegian Knights on 'The Story of St Mary of Antioch', mid 13th century
Illustrations of Seljuks in Warqa wa Gulshah
Seljuk Horsemen on a Wall Painting, 13th century
Seljuk Bowl with Rider, 13th century
Kitab al-Diryaq (the Book of Antidotes) by Pseudo-Gallen, mid 13th century
A 13th century Kelile ve Dimne
Tile with mounted hunt scene, Iran, 13th century AD, Staatliche Museen, Berlin
Bronze Cauldron with Cavalryman, Daghestan, 13th century
A Muslim Horseman on a silk hanging, Spain, 13th Century
The Morgan Crusader Bible of Louis IX or Maciejowski Bible or The Bible of Shah Abbas, mid 13th Century
Simon de Montfort in a mid-13th century window at Chartres Cathedral
Martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury in the Carrow Psalter, c.1250
Belt Buckle with Knights from Kígyóspuszta, Hungary, 13th century
Knights and Andalusians in Frescos from the Tower of Hercules, Segovia, Spain, 13th century
Inlaid metal candlestick-base, mid-13th century AD, Ayyubid Jazirah, Coll. of Dr. P. Costa
Alfonso X the Wise with the arms of Castile and Leon, Tumbo A - folio 71, Cathedral-Library, Santiago De Compostela, La Coruna, Spain
'King Offa Setting Out on His Expedition' from the Life of Saint Alban by Matthew Paris, after 1250AD
Detail of a soldier in scale armour, from an Apocalypse, England, c. 1250-1260
Effigy of Robert de Vere, Earl of Oxford, Hatfield Broad Oak Church, England, c.1260
The Martyrdom of Thomas Becket, Fresco in the Museo Diocesano from Palazzo dei Trecento, Treviso, Veneto, Italy, c.1260
The T'oros Roslin (or Sebastia) Gospels of Armenia, 1262
Seal of King-junior Stephen of Eastern Hungary, as a Hungarian Knight, 1263
The tomb of Felim O'Connor (d.1265) at Roscommon Abbey, Ireland
European, Islamic & Byzantine Arms and Armour in Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, 1260-70AD
Stone carvings on the wall of the Kesava Temple (1268AD), Somanathapura, Mysore, India
Book of Fixed Stars by al Sufi, 1260-80AD, Maragha?, Northwestern Iran.
Brocardus de Charpignie, a Flemish knight, Larnaca, Cyprus, 1270AD
Ayyubid or Mamluk inlaid metal bowl, 3rd qtr. 13th century AD, Staatliche Museen, Berlin
Italian infantry portrayed in Christ Crucified by Guido Da Siena, 1270s
English Knights in St John's College Psalter K.26, c.1270-80
Seal of John de Montfort, lord of Tyre and Toron (1270-1283), Outremer
Topographia Hibernica (Topography of Ireland) by Giraldus Cambrensis in Bodleian Library Ms. Laud. Misc. 720
Tomb of a knight wearing plastron de fer, in Pershore Abbey, c.1280
Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Saltykov-Shchredin Ms. Fr. fol.v.IV.5, St Petersburg, 1280
Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Lyon - Bibliothèque Municipale - Ms 828, c1280AD
Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, called the Lyon Eracles, Lyon - Bibliothèque de la Ville - Ms P.A. 29, 1280AD
Ayyubid Hunter on an Incense-burner or Hand-warmer, 3rd quarter of 13th Century
The Book of Horsemanship and Ingenious War Devices, by Hassan Al-Rammah, c. 1280.
Effigy of Bjorn Finsson, Trondheim Cathedral, Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, 1280
Welsh infantry in Littere Wallie in Chapter House Liber A
Spanish, Andalusians & Moors in Las Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X, c1284
L'Estoire de Merlin by Robert de Borron. BnF MS Français 95, Northern France, c.1280-1290
Armour of Franks of the Middle Ages by Albert Racinet
Spain - Middle Ages by Albert Racinet
French Crossbowman in Pierpont Morgan Library. Manuscript. M.969, fol. 150r, northeastern France, last quarter of 13th century
Cilician Armenian Lectionary, Matenadaran Collection MS979, 1286AD
Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre - Boulogne-sur-mer BM - Ms 142, made c.1287
The 'Roger Histories', or Ancient history until Caesar, Acre, c.1287
Spanish & Moors in the murals de la conquesta de Mallorca 1285-1290
Spanish soldiers from the army of King James I in a mural from the Tinell Hall at the Palau Reial Major
Tournament scenes, fresco in the Palazzo Comunale di San Gimignano, attributed to Azzo di Masetto, Tuscany, Italy, 1288-1292
Guillaume de Durford at Santissima Annunziata Church, Florence, c.1289
Mongol Infantrymen in the Moko Shurai Ekotoba (Mongol Invasion Scroll) by Takezaki Suenaga, 1293
Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre, Saint-Jean-d'Acre, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, late 13th century
Negroes & armoured Mamluk or Ilkhanid cavalry in Kitāb al-mawālīd (Book of nativities), attributed to Abu Maʿšar, late 13th century
A man-at-arms on the late 13th century Seal of the Guild of St George of Ferrara.
Histoire d'Outremer by William of Tyre - Walters Art Museum Ms. W.137, from Picardy, 1295-1300
Statue of Saint Maurice, Magdeburg Cathedral, late 13th century
'Massacre of the Innocents', Dädesjö Church ceiling paintings, Småland, Sweden, late 13th century
The Florentine Army, c.1260-1325 by Guy Halsall
Gran Conquista de Ultramar, Spain, 1291 - 1295
Castigos (punishment) de Sanchos IV, Spain, 14th century
Effigy of Robert de Roos (d.1227), in Temple Church, London, England, late 13th/early 14th centuries
Ceiling panel with a knight of the House of Anjou struck down by another knight, c.1300
Ceiling panel with a fight between a Christian knight and a Muslim, Spain, c.1300
Sleeping Guards at the Sepulchre, c.1300, Constance Cathedral
St Maurice as a Knight on a Reliquary, Lögon Monastery, Denmark, c.1300
'Book of Fixed Stars', by al Sufi, Cairo, 1300AD.
Illustrations from the First Small Shahnama, c.1300 showing Ilkhanid Mongols
Mamluk Polo Rider Flask, c.1300AD
A Mongolic Horse Archer on the Surp Haç Church of the Holy Cross, Aktamar Island, Van Province, Turkey
Inlaid bronze bowl, late 13th or early 14th centuries AD, Mamlūk, Victoria and Albert Museum

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