The Egg of Columbus The Egg of Columbus is a phrase that describes an amazingly simple solution to an intractable problem.
History of the Army. German Landsquenet soldiers 1562. 16th century mercenary military.
Imperial Herald from the first half of the 16th century. Colored pen drawings by Hans Holbein. Garb of the common lansquenets.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Museum Armeria real de Madrid, Spain. Capeline – Morion, Casque à visière et autres’ (Capeline Helmet, Morion Helmet, Visor Helmets).
The Faerie Queene is his most important contribution to English poetry which is linked here with the Arthurian legend.
Antonio Tebaldeo (1463–1537) was born in Ferrara, where he was an educator of Isabella d’Este and then secretary of Lucretia Borgia later. Successor of Francesco Petrarch.
Isabella d’Este (b. 1474, Ferrara, Italy; d.1539 Romagna, Italy), Marchioness of Mantua, known as “The First Lady of the Renaissance.” Portrait by Titian with a balzo, the famous Capigliari headdress.
Elsa by Ferdinand Wagner, Nazarene. Costume jewelry, hair and hat of the period of the 16th century. Painted about 1880th.
Costume de Fou. XVIe siècle D’après le Chevallier-Chevignard.
Lady of the Court of King Francis. Renaissance 16th century.