Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.
Clovis launching his ax with all the strength of his arm to indicate the place where he wanted to found St. Genevieve. Clovis lançant sa francisque de tout la force de son bras, pour indiquer la place où il voulait fonder Sainte-Geneviève.
Costume d’un guerrier franc du 5ème siècle.
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KRIEMHILD, daughter of Dancrat and sister of Gunther, King of Burgundy.
She first married Siegfried, King of the Netherlanders, who was murdered by Hagan.
Gallic period—Woad, or the pastel — Tunics and boulgètes — “Mavors” and “Palla” — Cleanliness of the Gallic women — The froth of beer or kourou — The women of Marseilles; their marriage-portions — Gallo-Roman period — The Roman garment — The stola — Refinement of elegance — Extravagant luxury of women — Artificial aids — A vestiaire or wardrobe-room of the period — Shoes — Jewels and ornaments — The amber and crystal ball — Influence of the barbarians.
Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.
Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century.
Un chef des Franks. (D’après Monfaucon.)
Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D. Description: 1. Theodosius I also known as Theodosius the Great (Latin. Theodosius Magnus) Emperor of the Roman Empire in the east, in the 379th. 2.… Read More
The Nobility. State Costume — Men 6th, 7th and 8th Centuries. Goldsmiths’ Work. Costume of the Middle Classes Men. Lower Classes. The Glove. Costume of the Nobility Women. Jewellery of the Franks.