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Visual Representations

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The impressive amount of sculpture and other types of visual evidence that has survived from the Greco-Roman world constitutes an extensive group of source material for the study of ancient dress. Both Greece and Rome were clothed cultures,...

Crete and Greece, c. 2900–100 BCE

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume : Student Study Guide

Fairchild Publications, 2015

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...Chapter Objectives After studying this chapter, you will be able to: 3.1 Analyze the difficulties in obtaining complete, accurate information about the dress of Minoans, Mycenaeans, and Ancient Greeks. 3.2 Compare textiles...

Greece and Rome, c. 650 BCE–400 CE

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Describe textile production, processing, and care in Greece and RomeDescribe the layers of dress worn by the Greeks and RomansAnalyze the role of status symbols in Greek and Roman...

Literary Representations

Mary Harlow

Mary Harlow is Associate Professor of Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Theocritus, Idyll 15. 34–38. I thank Graham Shipley for his translation (adapted from Anna Rist, The Poems of Theocritus. Chapel Hill: University of Carolina Press, 1978).This extract from a poem by Theocritus, written sometime in the first...