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Medieval

Scope note

Refers to the period in the Christianized Roman Empire from roughly the fifth to the fifteenth century CE. The variety of styles that developed during this period are generally characterized by an evolution of the Greco-Roman tradition to incorporate Christian themes, the energetic spirit of the Celtic and Germanic peoples, and the thriving new towns populated by free men.

This term has 6,540 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name type
Keyword
School / style
Period
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300020756

Broader Terms used

<Medieval styles and periods>

Term used for

Mediaeval
Middle Ages

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Fragment of a bowl

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

Fragment of a bowl

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

Penny

Maker(s)

Ruler: Burgred (852-74)
Moneyer: Dudecil
Mint: London (Presumed)

Penny

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Moneyer: Ecghun
Production place: East Anglia

Penny

Maker(s)

Ruler: Sihtric II (920/1–7)
Production place: East Midlands (Possible)

Jug

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Gaming piece

Maker(s)

Viking (Ascribed culture)

Ring

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Probably)

Dreikönigsgroschen

Maker(s)

Mint: Düren (Uncertain)
Ruler: William I (1356-61)
Margrave (1336-61) (With the title of)

Pfennig

Maker(s)

Mint: Bardowick
Ruler: Anonymous

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