The world of Roman costume /

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Imprint:Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1994.
Description:272 p. ; 29 cm.
Series:Wisconsin studies in classics
Subject:Costume -- Rome -- History.
Dress accessories -- Rome -- History.
Costume -- Rome -- Symbolic aspects.
Clothing and dress.
Clothing and dress -- Symbolic aspects.
Dress accessories.
Rome (Empire)
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Sebesta, Judith.
Bonfante, Larissa
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Judith Sebesta
  • Introduction / Larissa Bonfante
  • Pt. I. Roman Garments, Hairstyles, Accessories. 1. The Toga: From National to Ceremonial Costume / Shelley Stone. 2. Symbolism in the Costume of the Roman Woman / Judith Lynn Sebasta. 3. The Costume of the Roman Bride / Laetitia La Follette. 4. Tunica Ralla, Tunica Spissa: The Colors and Textiles of Roman Costume / Judith Lynn Sebasta. 5. Jewelry as a Symbol of Status in the Roman Empire / Ann M. Stout. 6. Roman Footwear / Norma Goldman
  • Pt. II. Roman Costume and Literary Evidence. 7. Cicero as Evidence for Attitudes to Dress in the Late Republic / Julia Heskel. 8. De Habitu Vestis: Clothing in the Aeneid / Henry Bender. 9. The Social, Religious, and Political Aspects of Costume in Josephus / Douglas R. Edwards
  • Pt. III. Roman Costume and Geographic Questions. 10. Graeco-Roman Dress in Syro-Mesopotamia / Bernard Goldman. 11. Costume in Roman Palestine: Archaelogical Remains and the Evidence from the Mishnah / Lucille A. Roussin. 12. Costume as Geographic Indicator: Barbarians and Prisoners on Cuirassed Statue Breastplates / Richard A. Gergel
  • Pt. IV. Reconstructions. 13. Reconstructing Roman Clothing / Norma Goldman.