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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

12yrs ago

Connected records

Jug

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Medieval

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Mint: London
Moneyer: Ethilwald

Medieval

Maker(s)

Ruler: Æthelstan (c.827-c.845)
Mint: Ipswich (Uncertain)
Moneyer: Mon

Medieval

Maker(s)

Ruler: Ecgberht (829-30)
Mint: London
Moneyer: Redmund
Ruler: REX M (for king of the Mercians) (With the title of)

Medieval

Maker(s)

Ruler: Ludeca (826-27)
Mint: Ipswich (Uncertain)
Moneyer: Eadgar

Penny

Maker(s)

Ruler: Edmund (855-70) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: East Anglian mint
Moneyer: Dagemund
Mint: East Anglia

Penny

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Ealhmund (Moneyer)
Mint: London (Uncertain)

Penny

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Eadberht (Bishop of London)

Penny

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Dud (Moneyer)
Mint: London (Uncertain)

Medieval

Maker(s)

Ruler: Offa (757-96)
Moneyer: Oethelred

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