Carolingian Soldiers in the
Apocalypse of St Amand or Cambrai Apocalypse
9th Century, Bib. Munic., Ms. 386, Cambrai, France
The Cambrai Apocalypse is a late ninth- or early tenth-century Carolingian manuscript.
The human figures are dressed in ancient fashion, or in typical Frankish dresses.
Probably the work of a provincial workshop in Northeastern France.
Cambrai Apocalypse at facsimilefinder
Referenced on p.11, Carolingian Cavalryman AD 768-986 by D. Nicolle
Soldiers in a 9th-century French Apocalypse manuscript. Once again, there are no helmets in this illustration. (Apocalypse of St Amand, Bib. Munic., Ms. 386, Cambrai, France)
See also Carolingian Soldiers in lamellar armour on a Carolingian ivory carving, 9th Century, Cathedral Treasury, Nancy, France
Other 9th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers