Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Under the flag of the drawstring shoe

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Series:

Der praktische Schulmann

Timeframe:

Mittelalter

Scene of action:

Unknown

Illustrator:

Eichmeyer, H.

Publisher:

Der praktische Schulmann, Stuttgart

Year of publication:

Unknown

Themes:

War    European history   

The picture shows the rebellious peasants of the so called "drawstring-shoe-movement" (1493-1517) in southern Germany during the early period of the Peasants’War(1524-1526). You can see a group of about twenty peasants gathering under their standard the drawstring shoe.