Cathedral of Córdoba. Cordoba was a leading cultural and economic centre of both the Mediterranean and the Islamic world.
Crowns and scepters of the Merovingian and Carolingian Frankish kings in the Middle Ages.
Frankish-Byzantine. Vestments of the Byzantine emperors and empresses of the Eastern Roman Empire. Portraits of emperors. Splendor and house costumes. The Heraklian Dynasty. The dynasty of the Isaurians.
The dress of the Anglo-Saxons. 8th to 11th century
Antique Fabrics. Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the Lion. Fabric with elephant pattern. Fabric with cock pattern, Persia.
The Saxons commenced their conquests during the fifth century, but it was not until the year 720 that the earliest MS. preserved to us saw the light.
The Saxon Heptarchy in England. A map of Britain during the Saxon octarchy. ARMS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON KINGS.
The Frankish power. The Byzantine Empire. The Scandinavian kingdoms. The Norwegian coast-lands. The Caliphate of the Omayads.
Medieval Earl in armor leaving for the war, followed by his vassals. 8th, 9th century. Comte partant pour la Guerre, suive de ses Vassaux From the book: Costumes civils et militaires… Read More
Noble woman dress of the Carolingian Period about 890 to 900.