Nomadic priest. Kalmyk Buddhist. The Kalmyks are a Buddhist, western Mongolian nomadic people. They live mainly in the autonomous Russian republic of Kalmykia. They belong to the Asian strain of the… Read More
Hindu priests in 1897. Traditional Hindu priest costumes. North Indian Brahmins clothing.
Content The Knights of the Teutonic Order of Knighthood. Order of Brothers of the German House of Saint Mary in Jerusalem. History of German Crusaders, 12th Century. “War, of all bad… Read More
The 11th century. The Knights of Malta. The First Crusade.
The first Hospital of St. John at Jerusalem
Content The Knights Templar. Medieval Military Religious Orders. “The firmest bulwark of Jerusalem was founded on the Knights of the Hospital, and of the Temple, the strange association of a… Read More
Sufi Dervishes Dance. Ottoman Empire. Whirling Dervishes Dance of the Mevlevi order. Title: Danse des Derwichs Mewlewis Published: L’Univers Pittoresque, Paris 1838.
Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (1117-1170); preserved in the Cathedral of Sens. Cloth and Embroidery of the Twelfth Century. Associated with: The life of… Read More
Ancient Assyrian costumes. High Priest and King.
Associated with: Byzantine costume history. The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history. The Ancient Greek Costume On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.
Monastic clothing. Costumes of Religious Orders. Associated with: The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history. The Ancient Greek Costume Byzantine costume history. On the history of costumes. From Ancient to… Read More