St. Phiobammon
Church of ‛Abd Allāh Nirqi, Nubia, early 11th century


A larger image of St. Phiobammon as a cavalryman, Coptic fresco, Church of ‛Abd Allāh Nirqi, Nubia, early 11th century

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Referenced on p46, Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098 by David Nicolle
St. Phiobammon on a wall-painting from the early 11th century church of ‛Abd Allāh Nirqi in Nubia. (Coptic Museum, Cairo)



Referenced as figure 189 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
189. Fresco fragment from the Church of ʿAbd Allāh Nirqi, St. Phiobammon (?), early 11th century AD, Nubian, Sudan National Museum, Khartoum (K. Michalowski, Faras, Die Kathedrale aus dem Wüstensand, (Zurich 1967)).
Vol. 1, p.171: Other evidence indicates that scale hauberks were widely used in the so-called Dark Ages, both within the world of Islam (Figs. 115, 122, 123, 189, 210, 258, 292, 305, 340, 384, 385, 416, 498, 515, 545, 548, 576, 577, 580, 581, 597, 603, 604C, 606, 609 and 659) and beyond (Figs. 196, 213, 229, 239, 241, 413, 417, 418, 446, 557, 586, 587, 609B and 634).


Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers from Coptic Egyptian and Nubian sources
11th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers






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