The similarity between the Buddhist faith and the Roman Catholic churches may be traced even more minutely than this. “Buddhists everywhere have their monasteries and nunneries, their baptism, celibacy and tonsure, their rosaries, chaplets, relics, and charms, their fast-days and processions, their confessions, mass, requiems, and litanies, and, especially in Tibet, even their cardinals, and their pope.”
Roman Pope in Chamber Clothes
A Greek nun of the Order of St. Basil in her Choir dress 18th c.. Religieuse Grecque de L’Ordre de St. Basil en habit de choeur.
Religieuse de L’Ordre de St. Augustin. The relatives of the Augustinian women’s orders are also called Augustinians.
Thomas Becket (* 21 December 1118 in Cheapside, London; † 29 December 1170 in Canterbury), also known as Thomas of Canterbury, was Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170.
China Jesuit missionary costume, 1843. Jésuite missionnaire à la Chine. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world. Associated with: The Rise… Read More
Russian priest and monk habit. Russian Orthodox Clergy. Source: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel (1843) by Auguste Wahlen.… Read More
12th century clothing. Nobility, Pope, Jewish, Crusader Medieval chivalary. Gothic fashion era.
Greek monk or priest with prayer book and rosary. The shape of the hat is derived from the Byzantine imperial crown.
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.