Clothing in Rômania* and its neighbours

Roman men
Outremer
al-Islamiyya
Articles available as PDF downloads.
Videos

Women in Rômania



An Empress

Byzantine Empress
A noblewoman

Byzantine noble woman
A “Good Woman”

Byzantine woman
Typical style

Byzantine headdress
“Ethnic” style

Byzantine woman, Armenian woman
A Dancing Girl

Wiggly chick!

Men in Rômania

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The Eparkhos

Byzantine bureaucrat
A junior courtier

Byzantine gentleman
Court undress

skaramangion
Upper class casual wear

Byzantine gentleman
Upper class outer wear

Byzantine gentleman
A typical outfit

Byzantine man
“Sunday Best”

Byzantine man
Legwear

Byzantine hose


Outremer

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Poulaine dress

Crusader, Poulains

al-Islamiyya

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Arab man
Turkish women’s dress

Turkish woman
Turkish men’s dress

Turkish man
Headwear and mantles

Islamic headwear

Articles available as PDF downloads

‘Oriental costumes in the Byzantine Court Reconsidered’, Byzantion 75 (2006)

‘Concerning an unrecognised tunic from eastern Anatolia’, Byzantion, 73/1 (2003), pp. 201-210.

‘Rome II: More than just a sequel’, Skirmish, no. 35 (February/March 2005), pp. 19-20.


Videos

A method for tying a turban.

A secure tie for men’s hose.