The Death of Virginia AFTER the decision had been given that Virginia was the slave of Marcus, and therefore subject to the will of her master, Virginius, her father, drew… Read More
Gallic Roman temple in honor of Augustus in 1st century BC at Lugdunum. France – le temple qui fut élevé en l’honneur d’Auguste au IVème siècle par les soixante peuples… Read More
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.
Gladiators in the Colosseum at ancient Rom. “Pollice Verso”. Painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme.
Greek tragedy and comedy masks Greek pottery
The Roman Paenula. The cowl or hood. Ancient roman traveling cloak. The Paenula was a bell-shaped garment, worn in inclement weather. In most cases it was closed all round, but occasionally… Read More
Ancient Roman clothing. Top row left: Legionnaire from Germania, insignia carrier. Armed Roman commander in armor. Right: Roman warrior, armed legionaries armor. Bottom row left: Posh Roman women in Tunica.… Read More
Roman Empire. Corona triumphalis, Corona obsidimalis, Corona civica, Corona muralis, Corona castrensis, Corona navalis.
Roman Bride dressing up.
A hallmark of the tragic and grotesque theater in ancient Rome were the colorful and expressive masks (caricature). They accompanied the Roman theater play as a heroic choir, using songs, lively gestures, songs and movements.