OVERVIEW

Womenswear

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Mosaic of Theodora

Fig. 1 - Anonymous. Mosaic of Theodora, 547 A.D.. Mosaic. Ravenna: Basilica San Vitale. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Menswear

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CHILDREN’S WEAR

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Historical Context

Wikipedia:
Rulers:
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Europe and the Byzantine Empire. Source: GifeX

Events:

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Primary/Period Sources

Resources for Fashion History Research

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Digitized Primary/Period Sources

“DMMapp - Digitized Medieval Manuscripts App,” n.d. https://digitizedmedievalmanuscripts.org/app/.
“Medieval Manuscripts on the Web (Digitized Manuscripts),” n.d. http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/sechard/512digms.htm.

Secondary Sources

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Online
Brooks, Sarah. “Byzantium (ca. 330–1453).” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/byza/hd_byza.htm.
“Levantia: Historical Research, Reconstruction and Publication,” n.d. http://www.levantia.com.au/.
“Some Extant Clothing of the Middle Ages (Photos),” n.d. https://www.virtue.to/articles/extant.html.
Books/Articles
Ball, Jennifer L. Byzantine Dress: Representations of Secular Dress. New York: Palgrave Macmillan US, 2090. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/961063604.
Brooks, Sarah T, ed. Byzantium: Faith, and Power (1261-1557) : Perspectives on Late Byzantine Art and Culture. New York; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225339010.
King, Donald. “Roman and Byzantine Dress in Egypt.” Costume 30, no. 1 (January 1, 1996): 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1179/cos.1996.30.1.1.