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Mongolian Archers

Posted by on Friday, February 16, 2018, In : Art 


Illustration from a fourteenth century manuscript depicting Mongolian mounted archers.

Source: wikipedia.org
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Mongol Warriors

Posted by on Thursday, February 1, 2018, In : Art 


Mongol warriors battling on horseback while attacking with the short bow.
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An Archer at Hastings

Posted by on Thursday, July 24, 2014, In : Art 


In this section of the Bayeux Tapestry, the archer is clearly shown as being shorter than the
English Infantrymen he is fighting alongside at the Battle of Hastings. This is probably done
to illustrate that he has a lower social status than his fellow combatants, a fact also illustrated
by his lack of armour. 

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Schlacht bei Maupertuis 1356

Posted by on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, In : Art 


Title:   Schlacht bei Maupertuis 1356

Datec.1400

Artist:  Unknown

Infomation:  This picture was produced in Germany around 1400 CE from an unknown artist and depicts the Battle of Poitiers. It was the second of three great English victories over the French in the Hundred Years War and was largely won through effective use of the English archers, shown on the left.

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The Flight of Arrows

Posted by on Thursday, January 16, 2014, In : Photography 


This picture, called The Flight of Arrows, was taken around 1908 by by Edward S. Curtis and
depicts Native American warriors firing arrows into the air while performing the Atsina Crazy Dance.
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Chief Looking Glass

Posted by on Friday, November 1, 2013, In : Photography 


Photograph of Chief Looking Glass, leader of the Nez Perce tribe, taken in 1877.
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The Siege of Dapur

Posted by on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, In : Art 


Ramesses II's attacking the Cheta people with his composite bow at the Siege of Dapur (1269 BCE).
The image was copied from a mural in Ramesses II's temple in Thebes.
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Apollo and Artemis

Posted by on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, In : Art 


Title:  Apollo and Artemis

Datec.470 BCE

Artist:  Briseis Painter (real name unknown, this Athenian artist is known for his
particular style of decoration on pottery).

Information:  The artwork on this Attic red-figure cup features Apollo, the Greek god
of archery and his twin sister Artemis, the goddess of wild places and hunting. 
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