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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