Manesse Codex is a book copied & illustrated between 1305 & 1340 in Zürich. It contains love songs in Middle High German by important poets, several of whom were famous rulers.The Codex Manesse portrays fearless knights & coy maidens; games of chess, backgammon, falconry, & jousting; & the royal trappings of heraldry, castles, bedecked horses, & court musicians.
Manesse Codex: Knight Receives Ring from His Lady 1305-1340 Artist Unknown Illuminated manuscript Heidelberg University Llibrary, Germany Stock Photo 900-108222
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