Body, Dress, and Identity in Ancient Greece


This is the first general monograph on ancient Greek dress in English to be published in more than a century. By applying modern dress theory to the ancient evidence, this book reconstructs the social meanings attached to the dressed body in ancient Greece. Whereas many scholars have focused on individual aspects of ancient Greek dress, from the perspectives of literary, visual, and archaeological sources, this volume synthesizes the diverse evidence and offers fresh insights into this essential aspect of ancient society. Intended to be accessible to nonspecialists as well as classicists, and students as well as academic professionals, this book will find a wide audience.


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Titel Body, Dress, and Identity in Ancient Greece
Auteur Mireille M. Lee
Uitgever Cambridge University Press
Jaar Verschenen 2018
Taal en
Pagina's pp. 381
Onderwerp Kleding, Lichaam (mens)


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