Byzantine Fashions

Byzantine Empire Fashion

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Byzantine Clothing

5th Century Roman Clothing

The Byzantine Empire began in a.d. 330, when Emperor Constantine I moved the capital of the Roman Empire to a city that became known as Constantinople, or Byzantium modern-day Istanbul . Constantine I was impressed by the city's strategic location, notably its command of the Mediterranean, Aegean, and Black seas. The Byzantine Empire's thriving commercial trade led to immense wealth, its trade routes extending from Scandinavia and Russia to Armenia and Ethiopia. In a.d. 364, Emperor Valentinian...

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