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The Book of Job, Old Testament, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana MS. gr. 749

Byzantine, 9th century


‘Job’s Ploughmen are Killed by Sabaeans’. Folio 17v.


A larger image of ‘Job’s Camel Drivers are Killed by Chaldaeans’ in Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana MS. gr. 749. Folio 19r.

Codex contents: 1r-108v: Iob. <Prologus Olympiodori>, Polychronii <de Scripturarum obscuritate>, Polychronii argumentum in Iob.
Source: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana



Referenced as figure 200 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
200. Manuscript, Chaldeans, 9th century AD, Byzantine, Bib. Vat. Cod, Gr.749, f. 19r (War).
Pole-Arms for cut and thrust by David Nicolle, an extract from The military technology of classical Islam



See also Rhomphaia in VARANGIAN GUARDSMEN in ‘Armies of the Dark Ages 600-1066’ by Ian Heath
Mount Athos Psalter, MS. Pantocrator 61, Byzantine, 9th century
Other Byzantine Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
9th century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers