An enamelled alms bowl with fleurs-de-lys and arabesque ornaments. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages. 13th century.
Franciscan Nuns. Nuns of the Third Order, the Recollectines. The Observantines. The Third Order at Foligny, the Observantines. The Amadeists. The Franciscan Sisters at Heythuizen. The Sisters of Aix-la-Chapelle.
The first Robert Bruce came to England as a knight of Normandy, in the wake of William the Conqueror. After William’s victory over Harold, he sent him to the northern parts of England to subdue them.
Costumes 1000 to 1300 A.D. The two men in this picture might very well be, from the manner in which they are dressed, members of Robin Hood’s band.
Fashion of the Middle Ages in the 12th and 13th century. Courtly gallantry. Pointed shoes. Knights and armament. Helmets, crest.
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.
One of the most picturesque features in old Flemish cities is their belfries and their noble Hôtels de Ville.
The court of the Lions surrounded by porticoes, halls, and chambers, supported by light and slender pillars of white marble.
Carolingian Frankish crowns of Pippin and Charlemagne. Merovingian Crowns of Clovis, of his four sons Theuderich, Chlodomer, Childebert and Chlothar.
Byzantium and Abyssinia. Patriarchal type. The Maronites and the Byzantine Orthodox churches. The Abyssinian Cross. Emperor of the Eastern Empire and Princes of the Imperial Family. The Tiara and the Crown.