The World of Roman Costume

The World of Roman Costume


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Drawing on archaelogy, anthropology and history this guide explores Roman costume, looking at everything from hairstyles and jewelery to literature and geography.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 208.28 x 269.24 x 20.32mm | 816.46g
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • Wisconsin, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • many b/w illus
  • 0299138542
  • 9780299138547
  • 521,235

Review quote

"Should remain for many years the standard English-language reference work on the topic." - Chester F. Natunewicz, Classical World "A valuable resource for historians of culture, the arts, and religion. The editors draw on the expertise of archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians in this interdisciplinary study of everything from hairstyles, jewelry, and accessories to literature and geography." - Biblical Archaeological Review

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About Judith Lynn Sebesta

Judith Lynn Sebesta, professor of classics at the University of South Dakota, is the author of Carl Orff: Carmina Burana Cantiones Profanae. Larissa Bonfante is professor of classics at New York University. Her current research is on the representation of nudity in antiquity.

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