Illustrations depicting 9th Century Carolingian Soldiers from
The Golden Psalter of St. Gallen
Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 22

Joab slew 12,000 Edomites in Salt Valley

Illustration from Psalm 59 (60) continued, page 141


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p. 141 Fortsetzung der Illustration zum Titulus von Ps 59, zweizonig, oben Erstürmung der Stadt Edom u. Brandschatzung durch Reiter u. Fußvolk, unten wohl Übergabe der Stadt an Joab u. dessen Reiter.
[Continuation of the illustration of Psalm 59, two registers, above: storming of the city of Edom and pillage by horsemen and foot soldiers, and below: surrender of the city to Joab, and his horsemen.]

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Note the shields slung over the back.



A 9th century banner in Armies of the Dark Ages 600-1066 by Ian Heath, based on the Golden Psalter of St. Gallen