Wig ancient Egypt to Europe. Ancient Greek and Roman thought bald man is punished by God, the bald regarded as sinners. Thinning hair or balding officer will be refused arrange work for them some Greek territory Executive. The Romans even had intended to ask parliament to pass "Baldy Act" prohibits bald man running for the Senate, bald slaves can only be sold at half price. Baldy had to be protected from discrimination, to wear a wig to cover the defect. Wig further popularized in the Roman Empire, the Europeans have to use a lot of wigs, and even the emperor wearing a wig, enemy soldiers and civilians during the war booty tribute hair often as the court. Some nobles also shaved the slave's hair wigs. The custom of married women to cover my hair, some poor married women to sell their hair for cash. Some poor peasants would put their hair tied back to form braids, long enough to cut the length of the wig market to sell.
A thousand years after the fall of Rome, the European influence by the Roman Catholic Church, the wig regarded as the devil's mask, that the wig will hinder the blessings of God into the soul. If you wear a wig at the time Christians, there might be excommunicated, the Church in Constantinople in 692, there are several Christians as wearing a wig and was banished out of the sect, so this time the Europeans have little use wig.
Until the sixteenth century, the wig was popular again, is used as a cover to beautify the appearance of hair or jewelry. It was poor sanitation lice are easy to grow, some people put hair shaved, wearing a wig, so in addition to decorative wig, there are useful features in ancient Europe. But the revival of wigs mainly because of the royal family favorite, Queen Elizabeth I of England to wear a red wig like known for. Seventeenth century Männer Perücken pioneer is French King Louis XIII, he heads to hide scars and wearing a wig, his courtiers to please him, they have also ubiquitous ball wig. His son inherited the throne of Louis XIV, but also because of thinning hair and wearing a wig, so subjects were followed suit. At that time the wig 45 kinds, and even thick hair of his head like people jumping on the bandwagon. Later, it became a symbol of the great wig monarchy era.