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Women's dress in the ancient Greek world

Women's dress in the ancient Greek world

Author: Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; Sue Blundell
Publisher: London : Duckworth ; Swansea : Classical Press of Wales ; Oakville, CT : Distributor in the United States of America, David Brown Book Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The clothing and ornament of Greek women signalled much about the status and the morality assigned to them. This collection of studies uses evidence from vase-painting and sculpture, as well as Greek  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Women's dress in the ancient Greek world.
London : Duckworth ; Swansea : Classical Press of Wales ; Oakville, CT : Distributor in the United States of America, David Brown Book Co., 2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; Sue Blundell
ISBN: 9781914535239 1914535235
OCLC Number: 605052694
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 260 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Constraints and contradictions: whiteness and femininity in ancient Greece / Bridget M. Thomas --
The graces and colour weaving / Beate Wagner-Hasel --
Transvestism or travesty? Dance, dress and gender in Greek vase-painting / Tyler Jo Smith --
The 'language' of female hunting outfit in ancient Greece / Eva Parisinou --
The meaning of the veil in ancient Greek culture / Douglas L. Cairns --
Investing the barbarian? The dress of Amazons in Athenian art / Ruth Veness --
Levels of concealment: the dress of hetairai and pornai in Greek texts / Andrew Dalby --
Visions of gleaming textiles and a clay core: textiles, Greek women, and pandora / Judith Synn Sebesta --
Clutching at clothes / Sue Blundell --
A woman's view? Dress, eroticism, and the ideal female body in Athenian art / Llyod Llewellyn-Jones --
Controlling women's dress: gynaikonomoi / Daniel Ogden --
Clothes as sign: the case of the large and small Herculaneum women / Glenys Davies --
'Dedicated followers of fashion': John Chrysostom on female dress / Aideen M. Hartney.
Responsibility: editor, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones ; contributors, Sue Blundell [and others].


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