Category Archives: Byzantine

Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D.

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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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Ancient Byzantine silk fabrics, VI-VII. Century.

Ancient Byzantine silk fabrics,

Byzantine, VI-VII. Century.

Ancient Byzantine silk fabrics, VI-VII. Century.

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Frankish Merovingian costume history.

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Clotilde, Frankish queen. Merovingian, costume history 5th century.

Saint Clotilde woman of King Clovis I.

Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.

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Varangian Guard. Viking Chiefs 5th Century.

Viking, Costume, Varangian, Guard, Byzantine

Varangian Guard. Byzantine Empire.

The Varangian Guard

At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court. They were recruited from the most perfect specimens of manhood found in Scandinavia.

Nicholas Roerich, Vangarians, Viking, Art, Russia

Nicholas Roerich. Guests from Overseas, 1901 (Vangarians in Rus’)

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Byzantine Empire. The Byzantine Empress.

Fashion, costumes, Byzantine Empire. Dresses noble boy, Byzantine Emperor, Empress Princess, Warrior, Chancellor, Bishop, Christian Levite.

Byzantine Empire 6th century

Byzantine Empire. (short)

Picture above from the Gallery: On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

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Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen

Clotilde. Merovingian costumes. Medieval, 5th century clothing. Saint Clotilde Chrodechild

Saint Clotilde woman of King Clovis I.

Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen.

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Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights.

Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knight, middle ages cavalry. Tournament, 12th century, military costumes, Chivalry,

Costumes of the 12th century

Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights.

Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.

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Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normanns, Crusaders.

Crusaders, Monk, Bishop costumes, Knight, middle ages cavalry. Tournament, 11th century, military costumes, Chivalry,

Costumes of the 11th century.

Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normanns, Crusaders Nobility costumes.

Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era. Continue reading

Maid of honor in the entourage of the queen Clothilde.

Medieval Maid of honor, clothing, Merovingian, middle ages,

Maid of honor

Maid of honor in the entourage of the French Burgundian queen Clothilde.

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Clotilde, Queen of the Franks. Merovingian 5th-6th century.

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Clotilda. Merovingian Queen of the Franks (475-544).

QUEEN CLOTILDA.

also Chrodechild, Chrodichild, Chrodechilde, lat. Chrodigildis. The name forms Chlothilde, Clothilde, and Klothilde, among which she are read in late medieval and modern literature, are not authentic. She was the second wife of Chlodwig I and by this marriage queen of Franks. As holy Clothilde or Chlothilde she is venerated by the Church.

(La reine Clothilde femme de Clovis. Reine des Francs.)

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