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.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
The son of King Henry II. by his celebrated mistress, Fair Rosamond. Much of romantic interest is attached to the name of Longuespee.
Equestrian portrait of Henri IV in 1596 on horseback, aged 45. King of France.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Gothic armor. This iron helmet, also called the Schaller or Salade. Helmet and neck cover (beard hood) from the 15th century. Characteristic is its streamlined shape.