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St.George in byzantine military uniform. 11th cent. Steatite Icon. Vatopedi monastery, Athos, Greece

-- Steatite Icon of St.George in a Byzantine Military Uniform -- Century -- Vatopedi Monastery -- Athos, Greece

Icon with Saint Demetrios [Byzantine] (1970.324.3) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Icon with Saint Demetrios, ca. Byzantine Inscribed in Greek: Saint Demetrios Ivory; x x 1 cm)

The clothes of the Byzantine became a luxurious, rigid dress, which covered the body and veiled it’s forms.  The ruling layer of the society liked silk materials and brocade, which were richly embroidered with precious metals and pearls.

The clothes of the Byzantine became a luxurious, rigid dress, which covered the body and veiled its forms. The ruling layer of the society liked silk materials and brocade, which were richly embroidered with precious metals and pearls.

Byzantine General Belisario

December 535 - Byzantine General Belisario completed his conquest of Siciliy. (Image from The Lost Treasure Chest)

Byzantine axe - tzikourion by Patrikios1988.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Byzantine axe - tzikourion by Patrikios1988.deviantart.com on @deviantART