Blessing of a Soldier/Knight

Book Title: Sacrarvm caeremoniarvm sive Ritvvm ecclesiasticorvm S. Rom. ecclesiae. : libri tres

Author: Patrizi Piccolomini, Agostino, ca. 1435-1496

Image Title: Blessing of a Soldier/Knight

Description: This engraving illustrates the blessing of a soldier/knight. The soldier kneels before the bishop who offers him a sword. The image is flanked by a border containing angels, or putti, standing over eagles and holding snakes.

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