Gallic chieftain under the Roman domination.

Gallic chieftain costume. Gaul warrior. 2nd to 3rd century clothing

Gallic chieftain.

Gallic chieftain under the Roman domination. 2nd to 3rd century.

Costume d’un chef gaulois sous la domination romaine.

Source: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.


  1. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  2. Celt and Roman. History of England 43 BC to 440 AD.
  3. Gallic and Gallo-Roman helmets of Celtic warriors.
  4. The shields of the Gauls. Clans in the Roman Empire.
  5. The Barbarian Invasions. The Migration Period in Europe, 395-527 A. D.
  6. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  7. Frankish Merovingian costume history. 4th and 5th century.
  8. The Carolingian fashion period 752-987. Reign of Charlemagne.
  9. Roman Britain. Maps, Places, Tribes. Historical atlas.
  10. Europe in the time of Charles the Great 768 – 814. Maps and Places.
  11. Assyrian and Babylonian culture and fashion.
  12. Egyptian costume history.
  13. Minoan costume history.
  14. The Amazons.
  15. Ancient Roman costume history. B.C. 53 to A.D. 450..
  16. Ancient Costumes of the Persians and other Asiatics.
  17. Ancient Costume History of Egyptian, Greek, Roman and others.
  18. The Roman Tunica or Greek Chiton.
  19. The Roman Paenula. The cowl or hood.
  20. On the origin of the pants by Max Marcuse
  21. The Toga and the manner of wearing it.
  22. The Roman Paenula. The cowl or hood.
  23. Roman, Greece and Egypt. The Corset and the Crinolin fashion history.
  24. The Carolingian Fashion Period 987 to 1270.
  25. Alfred the Great. The first English king.
  26. King Harold II. Last Anglo-Saxon king of England.
  27. Monachism. Monastic costumes history.
Note:  Anglo Saxon ornaments. Fibula, Pendant, Pin and Buckle.

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