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. Roman… Read More
Roman Empire. Corona triumphalis, Corona obsidimalis, Corona civica, Corona muralis, Corona castrensis, Corona navalis.
Roman Bride dressing up.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
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.
A terminal statue of an Hermaphrodite. The human body extends downwards as low as the hips, whence it gradually assumes the form of a square pilaster diminishing in size towards the base.
A statue of Ceres, crowned in the manner of the Egyptian Isis. This figure is clothed in a very long and ample tunic descending quite to the ground, leaving visible only the extremities of the feet; the sleeves are extremely full, falling down to the elbows, and fastened, along the upper side of the arms, only by fibulae.
A statue of Liberia, or the female Bacchus, crowned with a wreath of ivy. A description of the collection of ancient Marbles in the British Museum.
Septimius Severus was born in Africa of Roman parents; he died at York in the year 211 a. D. after a severe illness at the age of sixty-six. This bust was found in the year 1776 on the Palatine Hill, in the part of the Palace of the Cæsars now occupied by the Villa Magnani.
Head of Minerva. The hair, parted in the middle, is drawn back from the temples, after the manner usual in the representations of Minerva.
A statue of Hadrian, in full military costume, with bare but bearded head, right arm and hand extended forward, and the left hand bearing the parazonium, or small short sword, in its sheath.