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The World of Roman Costume
Edited by Judith Lynn Sebesta and Larissa Bonfante

Wisconsin Studies in Classics
Richard Daniel De Puma and Patricia A. Rosenmeyer, Series Editors

“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

“Will enlighten a wide readership of scholars, teachers, and costumers.”
—E.J.W. Barber, Archaeological News

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, and she is the author of Etruscan Dress.

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the cover of the Sebesta book is flesh tone and green, with a Roman era illustrative element.

December 1994
320 pp. 191 illus. 8 1/2 x 11

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ISBN 978-0-299-13854-7
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