DURING near three centuries, scarcely any single literary production enjoyed so great a popularity as the French poem called the Roman de la Rose.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
Costumes historiques des XIIIe, XIVe et XVe siècles. Gondole Vénitienne. The Venetian gondola and gondolier in the 15th century.
The Shahnameh is the longest epic poem in the world written by a single poet. It is considered as a literary masterpiece.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.
Head-dress, Clasp for a Cloak, Rosary and Alms-box, from a painting by Van Eyck
AN ENGLISH LADY. Late medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Burgundy
A GERMAN NOBLE COSTUME.
PROCLAMATION OF A TOURNAMENT.