12th century. Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.
Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normans, Crusaders Nobility costumes. Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era. Upper half of the picture: Monk, western bishop in full… Read More
The Sufi is the guardian of the secret teachings, the truth of Islam.
Greek bishop dressed in a Rhason. The Rhason is wider than the Talar. Talar and Rhason mean symbolically renouncing all earthly vanity and striving for spiritual peace.
The Snake Goddess from Knossos, ca. 2000 B.C. Regarded as characteristic of feminine fashion in Minoan Crete.
Le Costume Historique’ by Auguste Racinet. Lithographed by Chataignon for Firmin Didot.
Inquisition costumes of Spain and Portugal. Dominican Order. “The Standards & Criminal Habits used by the Inquisition In the Dominions of Spain and Portugal” . Engraved for the Universal Magazine for… Read More
The Limerick Mitre. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages by Henry Shaw
The shrines of Loreto and St. James of Gallicia cannot, like that of St. Thomas of Becket at Canterbury in former times, show the stones worn away by the devout kisses of the modern far-wandering penitent.
The founder Dschalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi. When the first Dervish comes opposite the Scheik he makes a salutation, and, passing on, begins the dance.