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Ænglisc: Stæffordscīr hord. Searucēap þæs hordes
Deutsch: Teile des Schatzes von Staffordshire. Linksunten im Bild steht ein schmaler Streifen aus Gold mit einer lateinischen Inschrift aus dem Buch Numeri (4. Buch Mose 10,35 EU): „surge d[omi]ne [et] disepentur inimici tui et fugent qui oderunt te a facie tua“ (Steh auf, Herr, dann zerstreuen sich deine Feinde, / dann fliehen deine Gegner vor dir.).
English: Pieces from the Staffordshire hoard, an Anglo-Saxon treasure trove discovered in 2009. From top left to bottom right the items are:
  • Part of helmet cheek piece (left)
  • "Fish and Eagles" (above and right of cheek piece)
  • NLM 567: sword fitting or dagger hilt (right of cheek piece)
  • NLM 655: folded cross (top right)
  • mount with entwined pattern within rectangle (above strip)
  • NLM 449: hilt piece with inlaid intertwining pattern (middle)
  • NLM 451: pyramid-shaped mount or sword fixing (below 449, above strip)
  • NLM 462: pyramid-shaped mount or sword fixing
  • NLM 545: stud with chequerboard pattern
  • NLM 550: folded band with Latin inscription (lower left)
  • NLM 675: small round stud
  • horse-patterned rod (lower right)
At the lower left the folded gold band, NLM 550, is inscribed with the Latin inscription surge d[omi]ne [et] dispentur inimici tui et fugent qui oderunt te a facie tua which could be translated as "rise up, o Lord, and may thy enemies be scattered and those who hate thee be driven from thy face"
Frysk: Skat fan Staffordshire. Stikken fan de Skat fan Staffordshire
Română: Tezaurul de la Staffordshire
Date 15 September 2009, 16:56
Source Staffordshire hoard
Author David Rowan, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
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