Posts Tagged ‘ Heraldry ’

The Herald Otto Titan von Hefner and his works

Hefner

Otto Titan von Hefner was in 1827 Born in Munich and was, Like his father, historian. In particular, as he made his name heraldist. To his major work includes the four volumes of the Stud Book thriving aristocracy in Germany. It appeared from 1860.



The artist crest: A Contribution to the History of Art

Who wants to use arms, sollte sich auch mit den Regeln der Wappenwissenschaft und Wappenkunst vertraut machen… Since the 14. Jahrhundert begannen auch die Zünfte sich Gewerksschilde anfertigen zu lassen, zunächst mit deren Gerätschaften oder gewerblichen Erzeugnissen. Künstler im heutigen Sinne gab es damals nicht und es wurden für die einzelnen Zweige der Kunstbetriebe oft recht derbe Bezeichnungen gewählt. So begnügte sich der berühmte Peter Vischer (Fisherman) mit der BezeichnungRothgießer”. Jede Kunst war zünftig und lehnte sich einem Handwerk an. Zu den Zünften gehörte nun  [...]



Danziger Wappenwerk

The origin of the emblem is in the 12. Century back. In battle and tournament, occurred when the knight in armor and an iron with a closed visor, A need for a distinctive sign nnotwendig. First of a personal nature, soon as the badge of a certain family. The helmet was a characteristic design. Shield and helmet were so over time, the mating needs a coat of arms. The oldest coat of arms were adopted by their makers autocratic, They were all simple and straightforward. Shield divisions, Bar, Piles, Squarings, Rafter, Crosses, Sharpen[...]



History of Heraldry

This important reference work was written by Gustav Adelbert Seyler and appeared in a New Town. d. Aisch in: Bauer & Raspe, 1970. It includes the structure of the stands, the knighthood is illuminated thematically, as the tournaments. We continue to sample the ancestors and the legal battle, the prehistory of the coat of arms, The coat of arms symbolism, the coat of arms art, Heraldry and coat of arms right. A section is devoted to the mathematical and philosophical school and Philipp Jacob Spener. The whole is rounded off with a detailed index and images of some original shields.