Varangian Guard

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A Norman "riding" tunic, it is a "normal" tunic construction, but the front and back gore are omitted, leaving a slit. Then a wide facing is used on all hems (in this case embroidered). The basic construction is usually a "Nockert Viking Garb, Viking Dress, Viking Costume, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Renaissance, Mens Garb

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Here are ten incredible facts that you should know about the Varangian Guard - the elite mercenaries protecting the Eastern Roman Emperor. Medieval Knight, Medieval Armor, Military Art, Military History, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Byzantine Army, Vikings, Varangian Guard

Battle of Abydos,13 Apr 989 AD by Giuseppe Rava. - notice the tattoos on the Varangian warriors in the forground, which were basically Viking mercenaries in the service, here, of a Russin Prince.

Varangian Guard at the time of the Fall of Constantinople, Third Crusade - Osprey Publishing Armadura Medieval, Military Art, Military History, Byzantine Army, Varangian Guard, Fall Of Constantinople, Empire Romain, Medieval Armor, Dark Ages

Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part XIX

Giuseppe Rava Giuseppe Rava was born in Faenza in 1963. He is a self-taught artist. He has graciously put up most of these works on his website, while the rest I found online in blogs.

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New Varangian Guard at Abbey Medieval Festival Medieval Weapons, Medieval Life, Varangian Guard, Empire Romain, Byzantine Art, Norse Vikings, Viking Warrior, Anglo Saxon, Armors

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A hiddenmust-see gem in Istanbul! This is the church we missed on our last trip to Istanbul. San Salvador, Amazing Architecture, Art And Architecture, Fresco, Ankara, Empire Ottoman, Byzantine Architecture, Life Of Christ, Byzantine Art

Chora Church Museum Istanbul

Amazing detail, workmanship and opulence for a structure built over a period from 1000 to 1700 years ago. Shot handheld (tripods and flash are forbidden).

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The Doors of the Amalfi Cathedral, Cast in Constantinople before and signed by Simeon of Syria, the cathedral’s bronze doors are the earliest in Italy of post-Roman manufacture.

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