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Bandon. Banner performed a function of identification and representative marks in the army1. Bandophoros was a man who carried the ensign a bandon2. Reconstruction was made of hand-woven, naturally dyed silk. The whole banner is hand-sewn. Design was inspired by Chronicle of John Skylitzes.



Reconstruction photo.

Chronicle of John Skylitzes, Madrid National Library - 12th century







1  Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, Edited by ALEXANDER P. KAZHDAN, Oxford University Press 2005, p.250.
2   Strategikon of Maurice (86.21-22).

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