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50%OFFTimothy Dawson - By the Emperor's Hand: Military Dress and Court Regalia in the Later Romano-Byzantine Empire - 9781848325890 - V9781848325890
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By the Emperor's Hand: Military Dress and Court Regalia in the Later Romano-Byzantine Empire

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Description for By the Emperor's Hand: Military Dress and Court Regalia in the Later Romano-Byzantine Empire Hardcover. .
By the sixth century of the common era the Roman Empire already had many hundreds of years of accumulated ceremonial embedded in its government, and practical science embodied in its army. The transition from Republic to Imperium and the more hierarchical structure that entailed, and the absorption of Christianity into state processes, had pushed the development of court ceremonial apace, and particularly driven its embodiment and display in ever more opulent regalia. The regalia embraced not only garments of distinctive form and decoration, but also both dress and non-dress accessories. It was crucial in displaying rank and function on ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Frontline Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Barnsley, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781848325890
SKU
V9781848325890
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About Timothy Dawson
TIMOTHY DAWSON has published widely on aspects of material culture and social history, particularly clothing and military matters. He has a BA(Hons) in Classical Studies, and a doctorate at the University of New England via a dissertation on court dress and regalia in Constantinople. GRAHAM SUMNER is the author and illustrator of numerous books on the Roman army, including Arms ... Read more

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