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Medieval Byzantine fashion and costume era.

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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Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360

Statue of Roman Emperor Julian. Ancient Byzantin clothing

Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360.

Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360.

Julian in 360 proclaims at the Palais des Thermes. Was found in 1850. Statue de l’empereur Julien, proclame en 360 au palais des Thermes. Fut trouvée en 1850.  Continue reading

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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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.

Original Viking Costume of the Varangian Guard. Viking Chiefs armor and weapons. 5th Century.

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.

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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 Byzantine costumes 6th Century.

Medieval Byzantine costumes

Byzantium costumes. First half of the VI. Century.

Byzantine costumes. First half of the VI. Century.

Top row left: Clothes Byzantine nobles beginning of the VI. Century. Right: Clothing Byzantine noblewoman and nobles men beginning of the VI. Century.
Bottom row left: Clothes on Byzantine imperial court. Entourage of the Empress Theodora in 547 Right: Emperor Justinian (482-565.) and Empress Theodora with maid of honor.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.