The albe (from Latin alba: the white) is a product derived from the ancient tunic, ankle-length gown of white or natural linen today. With reference to the old church and… Read More
Saint Maurice was the Celtic Acauno place on the Upper Rhone Valley, which was expanded by the Romans to the garrison for its outstanding strategic location. The Roman centurion Mauritius… Read More
Henry II was married to Cunegonde of Luxembourg. They had no children, Henry II. was thus the last emperor of the dynasty of the Ottos. Pope Eugene III. spoke him in 1146 sacred
Persian tunic. 12th c.
Armenian orthodox catholic priest costume 1840. Traditional ecclesiastical clothing. “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
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.
Origin of the Teutonic Order of Knighthood — Its development — Siege of Acre — The Order nurses the sick — The dress of the Knights — The rale — The officers and constitution — The Order of Christ
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