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Choose from 213 pictures in our 8th Century collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Celtic illuminated manuscripts, (1898). Creator: Unknown

Celtic illuminated manuscripts, (1898). The lettering at top left is from the Lindisfarne Gospels, probably produced c715-720 AD in the monastery at Lindisfarne, Northumberland, and now in the British Library, London. 'Figs 1-5: 7th century. Figs 6 and 7: 8th century. Figs 9-11: 10th century. Fig 12: 11th century...For Celtic interlacing work, either filling up the spare surfaces of the letters or bordering the separate pages, the limbs or bodies of snakes, birds, dogs and fantastical animals were employed...Occasionally the human figure occurs, whereas the vegetable ornament is wholly wanting. Its introduction first dates from the 9th century, and after weak commencements (compare Fig. 8) it spreads more and more, next the ribbon ornament, under the influence of the Romanesque style'. Plate 30 from "The Historic Styles of Ornament" translated from the German of H. Dolmetsch. [B.T. Batford, London, 1898]

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Charlemagne is shown the plans for the Palatine Chapel in Aachen, (1936). Creator: Unknown

Charlemagne is shown the plans for the Palatine Chapel in Aachen, (1936). 'Karl Der Grosse Lasst Sich Den Plan Zur Palastkapelle Der Kaiserpfalz in Aachen Vorlegen', 796 AD. Charlemagne, King of the Franks (742-814 AD) had a chapel built as part of his Palace of Aachen (in what is now Germany). From "Bilder Deutscher Geschichte", (Pictures of German History), No.12, cigarette card album. [Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, 1936]

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Charlemagne destroys a pagan idol, (1936). Creator: Unknown

Charlemagne destroys a pagan idol, (1936). 'Sturz Der Irmensaule Durch Karl Den Grossen', 772 AD. According to medieval sources, Charlemagne, King of the Franks (742-814 AD) destroyed an Irminsul (a sacred pillar-like object) during the Saxon Wars. Irminsuls played an important role in Germanic paganism. Charlemagne carried out a policy of forcilble Christianization on penalty of death. From "Bilder Deutscher Geschichte", (Pictures of German History), No.12, cigarette card album. [Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, 1936]

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