Carolingian Frankish crowns of Pippin and Charlemagne. Merovingian Crowns of Clovis, of his four sons Theuderich, Chlodomer, Childebert and Chlothar.
Roland at the Battle of Roncesvalles.
The Frankish power. The Byzantine Empire. The Scandinavian kingdoms. The Norwegian coast-lands. The Caliphate of the Omayads.
Armed infantry warrior in brigandine. France 10th century. Guerrier arme de la Brigantine. X° Siècle.
Charles the Fat encamped under the walls of Paris, 9th century. Charles the Fat, Charles III, Carolingian Emperor encamped under the walls of Paris without daring to fight the Normans preferred… Read More
Noble woman dress of the Carolingian Period about 890 to 900.
Carolingian Lord going to hunt with bird. 7th century.
Capetian noblewoman costume around 1190 to 1180, 12th century. Noble Capétienne, Vers 1180 A 1190. From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean… Read More
Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.
The pattern shows a transformation of a Sassanid pattern of VI-VII. Century. The fabric itself belongs to the Byzantine period of the VII.-VIII. Century.