THE WARTBURG lies on the north-western slope of the Thuringer Forest. Romantic castles and palaces as seen and described by famous writers
The Bloody Tower and the Wakefield Tower, in which the Crown Jewels are kept.
This period from 1300 to 1500 was full of the eccentricities of extreme fashion.
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During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
The two figures shown here represent several new varieties of Byzantine costume.
Byzantine costume was the dress of the world after the fall of Rome.
History of Costume. Byzantium. 400 – 1100 AD. Costumes of the Eastern Roman emperor and empress.
Armament of the Middle Ages in France. Ring armour. Chain mail. War costumes from the 9th to 13th century.
The Koranna (also Kora, Korana) were a population group in today’s South Africa until the 19th century.
The Byzantine style of art. The Romanesque style. Marble mosaic work. Examples of flowing foliage. Ornamental forms of ancient Persepolis. Ornamentation of the Middle Ages.