The History of Capes

One thing that is very clear when talking about the history of Capes, Superheroes and all things related to them is that during the time of the Roman Empire, these superheros could easily be found in the homes of the wealthy. This is because the Capes had become associated with what the rich citizens of Rome considered to be a symbol of pride, luxury, and wealth. Capes were so popular during the time period that they even appeared on coins and seals as well. As a result, they soon became the favorite costume choice of the rich and powerful during the Roman Times. However, even though the Capes did not originate in the actual Rome, there is no denying that they gained popularity much later when the Holy Roman Empire collapsed after the barbarian invasions.

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