Ancient History Magazine 29

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Clothing has long been used as a marker of status and the wearer's position in society. In this issue, we examine how four different ancient cultures dressed, and what this tells us about their values and identity.

Fashion in antiquity

  • Daniel Kershaw, 'Necessity or nuisance - The Roman toga'.
  • Anindita Basu, 'À la mode in ancient India - From texts to textiles'.
  • Carla Ionescu, 'Womens' clothing in Ancient Greece - Ladies dressing the part'.
  • Gareth Williams, 'Aristocratic Athenian identity - Rich men dressing down'.
  • Colleen Darnell, 'Everything old is new again - Timeless Egyptian style'.
  • James Blake Wiener, 'Lifestyles of the rich and famous - Decoding status in Pompeii'.
  • Gareth Al Bustani, 'A game of thrones set in ancient Korea - The three kingdoms'.
  • Manon Henzen, 'The big business behind Roman bread - Stronger with sourdough'.
  • Sonja Maurer-Dass, 'Origins, instruments, and musicians - Roman theatre music'.
  • Carole Raddato, 'Holidaying with the ancients in southern Italy - Exploring Benevento'.

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