Russian Pilgrims in the Desert on the Way to Sinai.
Contents: Syria during the period of the crusades, 1096-1291.
Praying round the sacred temple of the Kaaba of Mekka.
When Alethe arrived at a suitable age, she was taught, like other children of the priestesses, to take a share in the service and ceremonies of the shrines.
Herodias. A Mirror of Fair Women. Theodore Child, in “A Mirror of Fair Women,” published in “Harper’s Bazaar,” says: “The women of the Idumean family of the Herods are famous… Read More
Druse woman. Lebanon traditional costume in 1840. Femme Druse. Liban. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and the most recent trips by Auguste Wahlen
A Syrian girl in traditional dress at a spring in 1902.
Arab caravan in the Sahara desert during a sandstorm,- The Simoom. Simoom, Arabic: سموم samūm, is the local term for a sand storm in the North African-Arab region. Originating from the… Read More
Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and sword brother (Order of Brothers of the German House Saint Mary in Jerusalem, Ordo Teutonicus). Knights of Templar. Nuns of the Order of St. John. Knights of St John, or Knights of Malta.