The citizens’ costume of the Romans. The Togatus. The Roman toga of the imperial period. The different types. The drapery. The stola, the pallium or the palla of the women.
In ancient Rome, Pontifex Maximus was the title given to the high priest or chief priest at the head of the Pontifical College of Priests.
THE ARMING OF ROMAN SOLDIERS AND GLADIATORS AFTER THE LAST PERIOD OF THE REPUBLIC.
Rome. Headgear and hairstyles. Roman fashions after murals and bronzes. The causia, hairnets, wigs, caliendrum.
THE DAWN OF CHRISTIANITY IN BRITAIN. The first preaching of christianity in Britain. A new power had already been in operation before the coming of the Saxons,—that power before which… Read More
British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.
Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360. Julian in 360 proclaims at the Palais des Thermes. Was found in 1850. Statue de l’empereur Julien, proclame en 360 au palais des Thermes.… Read More
The Death of Virginia AFTER the decision had been given that Virginia was the slave of Marcus, and therefore subject to the will of her master, Virginius, her father, drew… Read More
Gallic Roman temple in honor of Augustus in 1st century BC at Lugdunum. France – le temple qui fut élevé en l’honneur d’Auguste au IVème siècle par les soixante peuples… Read More
Gallic period—Woad, or the pastel — Tunics and boulgètes — “Mavors” and “Palla” — Cleanliness of the Gallic women — The froth of beer or kourou — The women of Marseilles; their marriage-portions — Gallo-Roman period — The Roman garment — The stola — Refinement of elegance — Extravagant luxury of women — Artificial aids — A vestiaire or wardrobe-room of the period — Shoes — Jewels and ornaments — The amber and crystal ball — Influence of the barbarians.