The koto was introduced from China to Japan during the Nara period (710-793) as an instrument of court music (Gagaku).
The aristocracy’s costumes. Louis XIV in the fashion of 1660 and 1670. The fashion of long hair. The Rhine Count’s trousers. The court of Versailles.
War, race and triumphal chariots. Greek soldier. Leader in full armor. Different types of the Greek helmet and weapons.
The legionnaires: The triarii, the impediti, the eques, the Centurio, the phaleratus, the military tribune – Caesar Imperator. – The signifer, the vexillarius. The gladiators: the mirmillo, hoplomachos, the retiarius.
Rome. Headgear and hairstyles. Roman fashions after murals and bronzes. The causia, hairnets, wigs, caliendrum.
This is the port which is exhibited in the present view, and the lofty mountain beyond its entrance is the Neritos of Homer. Views in Greece by Edward Dodwell. London, 1821.
Men and women of her time raved about the beauty of Elisabeth, but were also attracted by her grace, charisma and the mysterious aura that surrounded her
Golnabat Khanoum (Mrs. Sugar-candi) of the Susmani tribe.
The Shahnameh is the longest epic poem in the world written by a single poet. It is considered as a literary masterpiece.
Oriental art. Sheet of designs for textile fabrics, reproduced from the pattern-book of a persian designer.