Armed infantry warrior in brigandine. France 10th century. Guerrier arme de la Brigantine. X° Siècle.
At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Robes. Cotte hardie, Houppelande avec chaperon, Femme élégante sous Charles VIII, Pelicon, Renaud de Saint Vincent,
Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century. Top row left: Frankish king and queen. Right: Frankish noble ladies. Bottom row left to right: King Charles the Bald with Empire insignia.… Read More
Medieval clothes in 5th to 10th Century.
Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment. Carl Gimbel Collection.
French carolingian queen and king 10th century. Ceremonial robes. Source: “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet.… Read More
Henry II was married to Cunegonde of Luxembourg. They had no children, Henry II. was thus the last emperor of the dynasty of the Ottos. Pope Eugene III. spoke him in 1146 sacred
Ancient Byzantine Knight and Chancellor.
Associated with: Byzantine costume history. The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history. The Ancient Greek Costume On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.