Category Archives: 6th Century

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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Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King, Queen.

Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century clothing.

Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.

Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.

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Merovingian King in char. 6th century.

Merovingian, King, Queen, 6th century clothing

Merovingian King in char with guardians.

Merovingian King in char with guardians. 6th 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 queen costume from the 5th to the 8th century.

Merovingian queen, nobility, French, costume, Middle ages, 5th century clothing.

Merovingian queen from the fifth to the eighth century.

Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.

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Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century

Young Gallic Woman dress. 5th century clothing, Merovingian, Frankish

Young Gallic Woman 5th century

Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century.

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Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D.

byzantine empire costumes, Eastern Roman, fashion history, Empress, Emperor

Byzantine empire, Eastern Roman 300-700 A.D.

Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D.

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Byzantine silk fabric by the mantle of St. Fridolin

Sassanid pattern. Byzantine period silk fabric. Carolingian clothing.

Byzantine period with Sassanid pattern

Byzantine silk fabric by the mantle of St. Fridolin 4th to 8th century.

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