Stelios Koutrakis

Stelios Koutrakis

0
Followers
24
Following
Stelios Koutrakis
More ideas from Stelios

Fantasy Landscape, Fantasy Art, Weird Things, Science Fiction, Voodoo, Medieval, Landscapes, Sci Fi, Scenery, Paisajes, Fantasy Artwork, Middle Ages, Fiction, Science Fiction Books

The illustration depicts a spearman, an officer and an archer of the Lombard army that conquered and ruled Italy. As per their tradition, the ability to lead was determined by the titular Trial by Sunstare. The candidate was made to look directly into the sun. If he managed not to sneeze, he was deemed a competent and worthy commander. Other factors were not considered, as was the case of the officer depicted here. In spite of not being able to locate the sun by himself (the spearman has to…

The illustration depicts a spearman, an officer and an archer of the Lombard army that conquered and ruled Italy. As per their tradition, the ability to. Lombard Trial by Sunstare