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Emperor Constantine at the Council of Nicaea
in an 9th Century Compendium of Canon Law
Lombard Northern Italy, c.825 AD

A detail of the Lombard guard with mail chausses

A larger image of Emperor Constantine at the Council of Nicaea

Lower Register: Arian Heretics Condemned (The Burning of the Books of Arius)
Manuscript: MS CLXV, Biblioteca Capitolare, Vercelli, a compendium of canon law produced in northern Italy c.825 AD
Ref: Heresy in the Roman Catholic Church: A History By Michael C. Thomsett

Referenced on p.63, WAR - 096 Carolingian Cavalryman AD 768-986 by D. Nicolle
'Guards of the Emperors' in an Italian legal manuscript from the first half of the 9th century. One of these miniatures (A) provides a very early illustration of full-length mail chausses worn with a full mail hauberk. (Book of Canonical Laws, Bib. Capitolare, Vercelli, Italy)

See also Lombard Shield Mounts of Horsemen, c. 7th century, found at Stabio, Switzerland.
Italian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Carolingian Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers
9th century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers