NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.
CROSS FROM MOUNT ATHOS. BEFORE the Christian era, Mount Athos was celebrated for the length of its shadow (ingenti tellurem proximus umbra vestit. Stat.), which was said to reach as… Read More
Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century.
French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.
Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.
Char d’un roi fainéant – Au fond, char de paysan.
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
Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.
Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D.
Byzantine silk fabric by the mantle of St. Fridolin 4th to 8th century.