Locusts: an apocalyptic iconographical representation of the medieval warhorse
Paper by Laura May Jones
Given online during the CIfA Conference on July 26, 2021
Excerpt: I’m really happy to bring you this talk about the Biblical locusts from the Book of Revelations and their apocalyptic and iconographical connections to the medieval warhorse. I aim to explore apocalyptic iconography of the 11th to the 14th century and its connection to equestrian material culture so objects and artifacts of the medieval-era equestrian armor and equipment will be discussed.
Laura May Jones is a combined honours undergraduate student in the Department of Archaeology and Department of History at the University of Exeter. She is part of Warhorse: The Archaeology of a Medieval Revolution
Laura Jones' talk – 'Locusts: an apocalyptic iconographical representation of the medieval ‘Warhorse’' – is part of the @AHRC_Warhorse project. Laura is a 3rd year Archaeology and history student, and volunteers as a collections assistant. #ECArch2021https://t.co/qSt3rdtnVZ
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Top Image: Bodleian Library MS. Selden supra 38 fol. 69r © Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford