Category Archives: 5th Century

Fashion and Costumes from the 5th century . Middle ages clothing. Merowingian period

Gallic Busts. Merovingian. The comfortable costumes of the Gauls.

Gallic Busts, Gauls, dresses, Merovingian costume history

GAUL Plate 3. Busts.

Gallic Busts. Merovingian.

GAUL Plate 3.

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Anglo-Saxon fashion history. England c. 460 to 1066.

 

Saxon, Anglo-Saxon, costume, history, England

The Saxon
Head-gear.— Banded Phrygian cap.
Cloak.— Of blue cloth embroidered.
Tunica.— Green cloth embroidered.
Stockings.— Red cloth cross-gartered yellow.
(Photographed direct from examples used in the Author’s lecture upon Mediaeval Costumes and Head-dresses.

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The Frankish dominions in Merovingian times.

Merovingian. Historical atlas. Frankish dominions. French History, Middle ages Map

The Frankish dominions in Merovingian times (486-768).

The Frankish dominions in Merovingian times (486-768).

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Clovis. The Merovingian Dynasty.

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Clovis, Merovingian King, Franks, Salian, French history, Rex

Clovis I. (466-511) also Chlodowech Latin: Chlodovechus; Frankish: Hlōdowig; German: Chlodwig I.; French and English: Clovis; was a Franconian king or rex from the Merovingian dynasty.

CLOVIS I. KING OF THE FRANKS.

Baptism, King Clovis, Merovingian, middle ages

Baptême du fort Roi Clovis. Fragment d’une des Toiles peintes (XVe Siècle) de la ville de Reims. Baptism of King Clovis. Fragment of one of the Tapestries (15th Century) of the town of Rheims.

FOR the preservation of this statue, and the one supposed to represent Clotilda the queen of Clovis, we are indebted to the zeal of Alexandre Lenoir, who placed them in his museum of national antiquities. They formerly stood, with four others, at the portal of the ancient church of Notre Dame at Corbeil, a town about twenty miles to the south-east of Paris. But their companions perished with the church they embellished, and these figures, the only remains of its former magnificence, have been transferred from the museum to be placed at the entrance to the vaults of the magnificent church of St. Denis, the resting place of the long line of sovereigns of whose power Clovis laid the foundation.

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Britannia Saxonica. Chronology of the Anglo-Saxons.

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Saxon, Ancient Map, Elbe, Germany, Territory, Sax, Saxons

Map, Territory. Inhabited by the ancient Saxon. North of the Elbe

Britannia Saxonica

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The Barbarian Invasions. The Migration Period.

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Barbarian migration maps. Barbarian Migrations history. Europe Apres l'Invasion de Barbares.

The Migration Period in Europe, 395-527 A. D.

The Barbarian Invasions.

The Migration Period in Europe, 395-527 A. D.

ON the death of THEODOSIUS THE GREAT, in 395 A.D., the Empire was divided between his sons. Flavius Arcadius taking the eastern, Flavius Honorius the western, half. Four Prefectures have now become a fixed territorial division; the realm of Honorius embraces the Prefectures of Gaul and Italy, that of Arcadius the Prefectures of Illyricum (Illyria) and the East (The Diocese of Western Illyricum belongs to the Prefecture of Italy.). About the same time the invasion of Greece by the Visigoths under Alaric I (396 A. D.) began the series of movements which resulted in the breaking up of the western half of the Empire into German kingdoms-the great historical feature of the fifth century.

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French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.

Noble family, laborers, 5th century, clothing. Celtic, Gaul, Merovingian

Merovingian family laborers – Noble family 5th century.

French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.

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Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.

salian franks, Merovingian King, Clovis, frankish, medieval clothing. 5th century costumes

Clovis proclaimed as King of the Franks

Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.

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Merovingian king Clovis as founder of St. Genevieve.

Merovingian king, Clovis, St. Genevieve. Gaul, 5th century clothing

Merovingian king Clovis as founder of St. Genevieve.

Merovingian king Clovis as founder of St. Genevieve.

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Frankish warrior clothing in the 5th century

frankish warrior clothing, 5th century costume, Merovingian, Gaul

Frankish warrior 5th century

Frankish warrior clothing in the 5th century. Merovingian.

Costume d’un guerrier franc du 5ème siècle.

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The Nibelungenlied. Kriemhild at Siegfried’s Bier.

The Nibelungenlied. Kriemhild at Siegfried's Bier. Emil Lauffer

Kriemhild at Siegfried’s Bier

The Nibelungenlied. Kriemhild at Siegfried’s Bier.

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