Mečové pásy 9.–10. století v západní a střední Evropě (typologie, chronologie, provenience, symbolika)

Title in English Sword belts of 9th and 10th century in western and central Europe (typology, chronology, provenience and symbolism)


Year of publication 2012
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Bojná 2. Nové výsledky výzkumov včasnostredovekých hradísk. Archaeologica Slovaca Monographiae – Fontes XX
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Archaeology, anthropology, ethnology
Keywords Early Middle Ages; sword; belt; mount; Slavs; Frankish Empire
Description The paper sums up the hitherto knowledge of sword belts from the 9th and 10th centuries in central and western Europe. The new typology of sword belts is established; author discusses the chronology and provenience of the sword belt types, and also their symbolic meaning in Early Middle Ages.

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