“Men of the Crusades”

Catalog No. 331

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 3.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Beim Zuge ins gelobte Land, da litte Mancher grossen Brand.
Trink heut in langen Zuegen, dir hier ein wohl genuegen.”

(When heading for the Holy Land, many a man lit great fires.
Drink today in large draughts, this one should satisfy you.)

Images around this stein include: Baldwin (Balduin) I of Edessa, Boemund of Tarent and Godfrey of Bouillon, three prominent leaders in the First Crusade (1096-1099); Peter of Amiens (or Peter the Hermit), a monk and preacher credited with being one of the instigators of the First Crusade; and Saladin, first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and ultimate victor over the Crusaders in the Battle of Hattin (1187), which resulted in the reestablish Islamic military dominance in the Holy Land.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $150-$225
Ltd-color: $125-$175

     
     
DB 331
DB 331

 
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