THE DAWN OF CHRISTIANITY IN BRITAIN.
Roger Walden. Bishop of London in 1405.
Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century.
This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.
TO the south-east of the Roman Agora is the octagonal Tower of the Eight Winds; the Clepsydra of Andronikos Kyrrheste described by Vitruviu.
This tower has been converted into a Semà-Khanés or chapel for the religious dance called Semà, which is performed every Friday within its walls by an order of dancing dervishes.
British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.
England medieval clothing 1200 to 1300. From left: Physician, Gentleman, Bishop, King, Queen, Costume of a Lady, Nobleman, Rustic. From the book: Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic… Read More
Thomas Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury (1118-1170). It is not a little remarkable that the only Romish shrine which has been publicly brought to notice in England during the last few… Read More
Imam from Turkey in 19th century. Ottoman Empire. Iman. Turquie.