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0390003467

Battle during the First Crusade (The People's Crusade) 1096-1099. Mounted knights are unhorsed and killed, foreground. In centre is a melee of hand-to-hand fighting with, on left, man wielding a two-sided battleaxe or bipennis. In background reinforcements are streaming out of city gates. Inset bottom left, Peter the Hermit (c1050-1115) pleads for help from the Byzantine Emperor Alexis I (1048-1118)? From 'Passages fait d'outremer' (Journeys to Palestine) illuminated by Sebastian Marmoret (c1490). Manuscript. Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris.

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Battle during the First Crusade (The People's Crusade) 1096-1099. Mounted knights are unhorsed and killed, foreground. In centre is a melee of hand-to-hand fighting with, on left, man wielding a two-sided battleaxe or bipennis. In background reinforcements are streaming out of city gates. Inset bottom left,  Peter the Hermit (c1050-1115) pleads for help from the Byzantine Emperor Alexis I (1048-1118)? From 'Passages fait d'outremer' (Journeys to Palestine) illuminated by Sebastian Marmoret (c1490). Manuscript. Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris.