"I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo.
“So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."
1)Equestrian armor (Küriss) to expose the braided tournament set by| Anton Peffenhauser ,1571.
2)Desiderius Helmschmid, German, documented 1513–1579 Equestrian Armor of Emperor Charles V, Augsburg, c. 1535–1540 (lance, 16th-19th century) etched, embossed, and gilt steel, brass, leather, fabric (lance: steel and wood) Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid.
3)Equestrian armor for steeds of Emperor Maximilian I (1508-1519) is among the finest to survive from the Renaissance. Armorer Kolman Helmschmid created images of Hercules on the right side, and of biblical hero Samson on the left.
4)1888 Chromolithograph Horse Armor 16th Century Equestrian Barding.
5)Half-Shaffron (equestrian armor) made of steel, gold, brass, leather, and linen. Italian, probably Milan. ca 1570–80.
6)Equestrian armor (Küriss) for field and tournament,| Kolman Helmschmid, 1526 .
We should really teach kids about the not so dark times of “dark” ages. Charlemagne, who is depicted as the taller figure at the center, educates his son in this image. Education became a central aspect of Charlemagne’s rule.