The Chief of the Ulemas. Scholar of Islamic Law and other disciplines.
DOCTOR OF SALAMANCA. THIS sketch, which represents the ordinary dress of the Spanish ecclesiastics, was meant to convey some idea of a very respectable character of Salamanca, Dr. Curtis. This… Read More
THIS sketch represents the ordinary dress of the Bishops of Portugal, and bears some general resemblance to the respectable prelate, whose name is here introduced.
THE FRANCISCAN ORDER. THE Franciscan order, founded in the year 1209, was marked by the severity of its discipline. The extravagant appearance of devotion assumed by the members of this… Read More
Priestess of Demeter (Ceres) with long-sided diploidion or ampechonion. Read more: Ancient Minoan Civilization. The Palace of Minos at Knossos. The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE. Gallery: “On the history… Read More
Ancient British, Gallic and German Costumes.
Roman Empire. Clothing of Peasants, Noble Man, Sacrificial Assistants, Priest of Jupiter, High Priest, Senator, Equestrian. The Costumes of all Nations by Albert Kretschmer.
Alba, Liturgical, costume, middle ages,
Dalmatic, a long robe with wide but short sleeves that was worn especially in the Middle Ages in Dalmatia instead of the Roman Tunica.
Traditionally worn by Catholic priests as liturgical undergarment under the chasuble.