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An Enigmatic Epitaph of a German Hospitaller Knight
An Enigmatic Epitaph of a German Hospitaller Knight

Author(s): Charles Savona-Ventura
Subject(s): History, Museology & Heritage Studies, 16th Century
Published by: Editura Universitatii LUCIAN BLAGA din Sibiu
Keywords: Germany; Hospitaller Order; Ulrich von Rambschwang; epitaph;

Summary/Abstract: An epitaph to Ulrich von Rambschwang held at the Bayerisches National museumin Munich originally sited in the Deutsch hauskirche in Würzburg has been said to represent a commander of the Order of Saint John of Malta who fought against the Turks in Malta. The epitaph details are reviewed in the light of other contemporary tomb epitaph depictions of knights of the Order.

  • Issue Year: 2021
  • Issue No: XVIII
  • Page Range: 31 - 45
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: English