Doctrine of the Two Swords from the Sachsenspiegel

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Isaac Toman Grief
by Eike von Repgow
published on 08 June 2021
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An illumination from the Sachsenspiegel, a German book of customary law, compiled somewhere between 1220-1235. The image depicts Christ giving one sword to the Holy Roman Emperor and another to the Pope. The manuscript is in the Saxon State Library.

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Repgow, E. v. (2021, June 08). Doctrine of the Two Swords from the Sachsenspiegel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14188/doctrine-of-the-two-swords-from-the-sachsenspiegel/

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Repgow, Eike von. "Doctrine of the Two Swords from the Sachsenspiegel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 08, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14188/doctrine-of-the-two-swords-from-the-sachsenspiegel/.

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Repgow, Eike von. "Doctrine of the Two Swords from the Sachsenspiegel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Jun 2021. Web. 18 Sep 2021.