Bohemian Pavise with St.George and the Dragon, Zwickau, circa 1480 -- The arms on the present splendid example show it to have formed a part of the armoury of the Bohemian town of Zwickau, located in the Lausitzer Mountains, just to the west of the present German border. A pavise from the same series is preserved in the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds (Inv. No. V.I) together with two others (Inv. Nos V. 2 & V.I3) bearing the same arms but showing a different design.
Pericles was born in 495 BC and from a early age he showed signs of greatness. He is the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age specifically, the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars.
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