Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Costume

Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Costume

Paperback Dover Fashion and Costumes

By (author) Mary G. Houston

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 104mm x 229mm x 10mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 20 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486426106
  • ISBN 13: 9780486426105
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 870,672

Product description

Included are elaborate examples of Aegean costume, Doric and Ionic styles of dress for women, Greek and Roman armor, graceful and intricately arranged Roman togas, more. Ornate vestments of the Eastern Orthodox Church and Byzantine costumes are carefully described and portrayed as are styles of hairdressing, jewelry, and other decorative elements. 315 black-and-white illustrations.

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Table of contents

I. AEGEAN COSTUME     Aegean Ornament     Details of Ornament on Plate II II. ANCIENT GREEK COSTUME     The Doric and Ionic Styles     The Doric Dress as worn by Greek Women     The Ionic Dress as work by Greek Women     Women's Outdoor Dress     Greek Male Costume     Greek Armour     Greek Ornament     Children's Dress III. ANCIENT ROMAN COSTUME     Roman Costume     Summary of Garments other than the Toga worn by Roman Men     Roman Armour and Military Costume     Dress of Roman Women before the Third Century A.D.     Roman Women's Hairdressing and Jewellery     Roman Ornament IV. BYZANTINE COSTUME AND THE TRANSITION PERIOD TO WHICH IT IS THE SEQUEL     The Transition Period Style in Costume     Armour in the Transition Period     Women's Dress in the Transition Period     The Byzantine Style in Costume V. THE VESTMENTS OF THE EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND THEIR RELATION TO BYZANTINE COSTUME     The Vestments   BIBLIOGRAPHY