Kristi Upson-Saia, Carly Daniel-Hughes, Alicia J. Batten (ed.), Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. Pp. xvi, 293. ISBN 9781472422767. $129.95.The publication of the book was noted here.
Reviewed by Karel C. Innemée, Leiden University (K.C.Innemee@arch.leidenuniv.nl)
The book as a whole presents an interesting and kaleidoscopic view on a number of aspects of the language of the human body and its adornments in ancient Judean and Christian culture. In some contributions the aspect of dress is remotely present or almost absent, but each shows that understanding the grammar and vocabulary of the language of the human body is an undeniable but sometimes still underestimated part of human culture.
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Review of Upson-Saia et al. (eds.), Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity
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