The Nobility. State Costume — Men 6th, 7th and 8th Centuries. Goldsmiths’ Work. Costume of the Middle Classes Men. Lower Classes. The Glove. Costume of the Nobility Women. Jewellery of the Franks.
At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court.
Costumes of the Byzantine Empire. First half of the VI. Century. The dress of the Byzantine Empress. Byzantine Empire Royalty.
Clothes on Byzantine imperial court. Empress Theodora and Entourage. Emperor Justinian.
French carolingian queen and king 10th century. Ceremonial robes. Source: “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet.… Read More
Clotilde princess of Burgundy (475–545), second wife of King Clovis I, Salian Frankish dynasty. Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen.
Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normans, Crusaders Nobility costumes. Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era. Upper half of the picture: Monk, western bishop in full… Read More
Henry II was married to Cunegonde of Luxembourg. They had no children, Henry II. was thus the last emperor of the dynasty of the Ottos. Pope Eugene III. spoke him in 1146 sacred
[su_note note_color=”#e3fdbf”] Thomas à Becket. Archbishop Ecclesiastical Costume. [/su_note] Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (1117-1170); preserved in the Cathedral of Sens. Cloth and Embroidery… Read More
Ancient Byzantine Knight and Chancellor.