Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.
Natives of ancient Paris, Lutetia.
Noble Gauloise habit.
Ancient Vestments of a Gaelic family around 1 AD.
Parisian boatman dress of the early ages.
Batelier Parisien des premiers âgés..
From thé book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.
Parisian settlers. Ancient Paris as a Celtic, Gaelic settlement.
Frankish warrior clothing in the 5th century. Merovingian.
Costume d’un guerrier franc du 5ème siècle.
Shield of Gallic, British, German and Iberian auxiliary Regiments. Clans in the Roman Empire.
The shield of the Gauls.
The shield of the Gauls, according to Strabo and Virgil, was usually long, and the Ligurians carried one of the same form. In sculpture, we perceive the Germans with an oval shaped buckler of ample dimensions. Tacitus admits it was large, but suited to the size of the bearer. Continue reading