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.
Marginal paintings. Paintings in St. Sophia. Mosaics from Palermo. Enameled border. Paintings at Constantinople.
Carolingian Frankish crowns of Pippin and Charlemagne. Merovingian Crowns of Clovis, of his four sons Theuderich, Chlodomer, Childebert and Chlothar.
Byzantine. Greek, Latin clergy. Ascetics and monks. The blessing of the Greeks and the Latins. The Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire and the officers of his retinue. The Roman Consul. The patrician. Secular and ecclesiastical instruments.
The Doge of Venice from the 9th to the 16th century. State regalia. Officials. Jewish merchant of the 14th century.
The Anglo-Saxon fashion history. The dress of the Anglo-Saxons was simple and uniform in its character, differing only by the richness of the material or by the greater profusion of ornament.
Late Antique Fabrics from Egypt. 1) Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the lion. Alexandria, 6th — 7th Cent. — 2) Silk fabric. Alexandria, 6th — 7th Cent.… Read More
Prudentius is the most important Christian poet of late antiquity. Prudentius was very popular in the Middle Ages. There are more than 300 manuscripts, the oldest one from the 6th century.
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.