Byzantium and Abyssinia. Patriarchal type. The Maronites and the Byzantine Orthodox churches. The Abyssinian Cross. Emperor of the Eastern Empire and Princes of the Imperial Family. The Tiara and the Crown.
Frankish-Byzantine. Vestments of the Byzantine emperors and empresses of the Eastern Roman Empire. Portraits of emperors. Splendor and house costumes. The Heraklian Dynasty. The dynasty of the Isaurians.
Byzantine. Greek, Latin clergy. Ascetics and monks. The blessing of the Greeks and the Latins. The Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire and the officers of his retinue. The Roman Consul. The patrician. Secular and ecclesiastical instruments.
NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.
CROSS FROM MOUNT ATHOS. BEFORE the Christian era, Mount Athos was celebrated for the length of its shadow (ingenti tellurem proximus umbra vestit. Stat.), which was said to reach as… Read More
Ruler of the Frankish kingdom. Clovis first king of the Franks. Founder of the Merovingian dynasty. The Puppet Kings, Charles Martel.
Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century. Silk fabric, non-woven. Made in tapestry art. Basic and trim of the large grave cloth of the Bishop Gunther (who died… Read More
French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.
Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.
Char d’un roi fainéant – Au fond, char de paysan.