Illustration from the

Stuttgart Psalter

An Armoured Carolingian Foot Archer


INFINEM PSALMUS DAUID UOX XPI AOPATREM.

RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament

Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR: St-Germain-des-Prés (Paris)
DATE: 1st half 9th century
LOCATION: Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod.bibl.fol. 23, folio 12v



Referenced as figure 557 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
557. Manuscript, Stuttgart Psalter, early 9th century AD, Carolingian, Württembergischer Landesbibliothek, f. 23, Stuttgart.
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See also Carolingian Heavy Archer in Armies of the Dark Ages 600-1066 by Ian Heath
The armour is referenced for Carolingian Heavy Cavalry in Armies of the Dark Ages 600-1066 by Ian Heath
"Carolingian Arms and Armor in the Ninth Century" by Simon Coupland, in Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies v.21 (1990)