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.
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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.
Glass painting of church windows with grisaille window roses. Painting on glass attained its highest excellence in the thirteenth century.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
Monastic habit of spiritual orders from Poland, Germany and Flanders from the 10th to the 18th century.
Female religious habit at the end of the eighteenth century. Nuns who live according to the Rule of St. Augustine, St. Dominic, St. Benedict and of Saint Angela Merici.
The custom of making these paper-houses existed already at the beginning of the Yuan dynasty. In A.D. 1287. The paper-house is then taken to an open space, and there burnt, in order to have it conveyed to the nether world for the benefit of the dead.
The custom of making these paper-houses existed already at the beginning of the Yuan dynasty. In A.D. 1287, in the VIIth year of the style Chi-yuan, during the reign of the Emperor Shi-tsu