The point of departure for the present investigation are three technical pecularities of the “corona graeca”that make it difficult to be interpreted either as a genuine Byzantine, or a Western artefact. The iconography of two triple groups of images on the crown corresponds to “Romano-Bytantin”ideas of the “Renovation”of imperial power, adapted also by the Ottonians. The original crown could be made for a Byzantine empress of the 11th century and adapted for King Géza of Hungary by addition of his enamel plaque.
Holy See of Hildesheim at the age of 33 years, he was given a splinter of the Holy Cross by Emperor OttoIII, whose teacher he had been for a long time. In honor of this relic, he inaugurated a chapel and planned a monastery on a hill on the outskirts