THE FRANCISCAN ORDER. THE Franciscan order, founded in the year 1209, was marked by the severity of its discipline. The extravagant appearance of devotion assumed by the members of this… Read More
Priestess of Demeter (Ceres) with long-sided diploidion or ampechonion. Read more: Ancient Minoan Civilization. The Palace of Minos at Knossos. The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE. Gallery: “On the history… Read More
Ancient British, Gallic and German Costumes.
Roman Empire. Clothing of Peasants, Noble Man, Sacrificial Assistants, Priest of Jupiter, High Priest, Senator, Equestrian. The Costumes of all Nations by Albert Kretschmer.
Alba, Liturgical, costume, middle ages,
Dalmatic, a long robe with wide but short sleeves that was worn especially in the Middle Ages in Dalmatia instead of the Roman Tunica.
Traditionally worn by Catholic priests as liturgical undergarment under the chasuble.
Saint Maurice was the Celtic Acauno place on the Upper Rhone Valley, which was expanded by the Romans to the garrison for its outstanding strategic location. The Roman centurion Mauritius… Read More
Henry II was married to Cunegonde of Luxembourg. They had no children, Henry II. was thus the last emperor of the dynasty of the Ottos. Pope Eugene III. spoke him in 1146 sacred
Persian tunic. 12th c.