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The clothed body in the ancient world /

Other Authors: Cleland, Liza., Harlow, Mary, 1956-, Llewellyn-Jones, Lloyd.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford : Oxbow, 2005
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : 'I wear this therefore I am' : the clothed body in the ancient world
  • 1.
  • The decorated body in ancient Egypt : hairstyles, cosmetics and tattoos /
  • Joann Fletcher
  • 2.
  • The fashioning of Delilah : costume design, historicism and fantasy in Cecil B. DeMille's Samson and Delilah (1949) /
  • Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones
  • 3.
  • Reconstructing Aegean bronze age fashions /
  • Ariane Marcar
  • 4.
  • Trailing tunics and sheepskin coats : dress and status in early Greece /
  • Hans van Wees
  • 5.
  • Constru(ct)ing gender in the feminine Greek peplos /
  • Mireille Lee
  • 6.
  • New clothes, a new you : clothing and character in Aristophanes /
  • James Robson
  • 7.
  • Beauty in rags : on rhakos in Aristophanic theatre /
  • Silvia Milanezi
  • 8.
  • The semiosis of description : some reflections on fabric and colour in the Brauron inventories /
  • Liza Cleland
  • 9.
  • Viewing and obscuring the female breast : glimpses of the ancient bra /
  • Emma J. Stafford
  • 10.
  • The toga praetexta of Roman children and praetextate garments /
  • Judith Sebesta
  • 11.
  • What made the Roman toga virilis? /
  • Glenys Davies
  • 12.
  • Men are mars, women are venus : divine costumes in imperial Rome /
  • Shelley Hales
  • 13.
  • Dress in the Historia Augusta : the role of dress in historical narrative /
  • Mary Harlow
  • 14.
  • Get your kit on! : some issues in the depiction of clothing in Byzantium /
  • Liz James and Shaun Tougher
  • 15.
  • Tunics from Kasr al-Yahud /
  • Orit Shamir.