Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
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Roman legionary. Reconstructed after reliefs of the Trajan’s Column.
The Rex Sacrorum (“king of sacrifices”), also known as Rex Sacrificulus was one of the highest Roman priests.
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Various depictions and descriptions of bloody and bloodless sacrificial ceremonies of the ancient Romans. The cultrarius, the camillus, the spondaules, the victim butchers, victimarii, the popa.
The clothing of the vestal virgins consisted of infula, vittae, suffibulum which was held together under the chin by a fibula
Costume of the Roman Empire 31 B.C.- 476 A.D. The figure symbolizes the two characteristics that made Rome great statesmanship and military power
Rome during the height of its culture. Roman Republic. 500 B.C. – 30 B.C. The toga. The tunica. The abolla.
The Roman army. The legionary soldier. The complete equipment of the legionaries. The assault weapons. Military of the Ancient World.
Republican Rome 500 BC – 30 BC.. The costume of the Roman women are very much like the Greek dress.
Roman Republic 500 BC. – 30 BC. A senator’s toga. The Paenula. A stripe, or clavis, down the center of the tunic, marks the wearer as a senator.