Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women In The Dress Of Isis
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📒Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women In The Dress Of Isis ✍ Elizabeth J. Walters
✏Attic Grave Reliefs that Represent Women in the Dress of Isis Book Summary : The author investigates the appearance of a fashion in clothing, involving a knotted mantle worn across the chest, on many Attic stelae of the Roman period. She suggests that this style can be traced to Egyptian roots, and might have been particularly associated with a cult of Isis, popular among wealthy Athenians. The book presents a catalogue of the 106 known Isis reliefs from Attica and a review of all forms of evidence for the cult.
📒Excavations At Pylos In Elis ✍ John E. Coleman
✏Excavations at Pylos in Elis Book Summary : When the site of Elean Pylos was threatened by the construction of a dam in 1968, a team from the University of Colorado moved in to salvage as much information as possible about the ancient town before it was submerged. This report is divided chronologically: Middle Helladic, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, Roman, Byzantine, and Frankish. Each chapter consists of a brief description of the remains in the field, followed by a catalogue of the finds. While earlier finds are mainly of wells, the Classical settlement was the size of a large village providing everyday finds of bronze, lead, iron, and pottery. Some fragments of terracotta figurines and amber suggest a certain amount of wealth, but the primary character of the whole site is agricultural. Roman and Frankish remains are primarily funerary.
📒Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Woman In The Dress Of Isis ✍ Elizabeth J. Walters
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✏Isis on the Nile Egyptian Gods in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt Book Summary : Against the background of questions on cultural identity and memory, this book offers an overview of the development of the cults of Isis in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, often presenting new or unpublished material.
📒Across The Corrupting Sea ✍ Cavan Concannon
✏Across the Corrupting Sea Book Summary : Across the Corrupting Sea: Post-Braudelian Approaches to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean reframes current discussions of the Mediterranean world by rereading the past with new methodological approaches. The work asks readers to consider how future studies might write histories of the Mediterranean, moving from the larger pan-Mediterranean approaches of The Corrupting Sea towards locally-oriented case studies. Spanning from the Archaic period to the early Middle Ages, contributors engage the pioneering studies of the Mediterranean by Fernand Braudel through the use of critical theory, GIS network analysis, and postcolonial cultural inquiries. Scholars from several time periods and disciplines rethink the Mediterranean as a geographic and cultural space shaped by human connectivity and follow the flow of ideas, ships, trade goods and pilgrims along the roads and seascapes that connected the Mediterranean across time and space. The volume thus interrogates key concepts like cabotage, seascapes, deep time, social networks, and connectivity in the light of contemporary archaeological and theoretical advances in order to create new ways of writing more diverse histories of the ancient world that bring together local contexts, literary materials, and archaeological analysis.
📒Individuals And Materials In The Greco Roman Cults Of Isis ✍ Valentino Gasparini
✏Individuals and Materials in the Greco Roman Cults of Isis Book Summary : In Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis Valentino Gasparini and Richard Veymiers present 26 studies with a focus on the individuals and groups which animated the diffusion and reception of the cults of Isis and other Egyptian gods throughout the Hellenistic and Roman worlds.
📒Cultural Identity In The Ancient Mediterranean ✍ Erich S. Gruen
✏Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean Book Summary : Cultural identity in the classical world is explored from a variety of angles.
📒A Companion To Women In The Ancient World ✍ Sharon L. James
✏A Companion to Women in the Ancient World Book Summary : Selected by Choice as a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable Mention as a Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences A Companion to Women in the Ancient World presents an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of newly-commissioned essays from prominent scholars on the study of women in the ancient world. The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of readings to address the study of women in the ancient world Explores a broad range of topics relating to women in antiquity, including: Mother-Goddess Theory; Women in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the Near East; Women and the Family, the State, and Religion; Dress and Adornment; Female Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial Women; Women in Late Antiquity; Early Women Saints; and many more Thematically arranged to emphasize the importance of historical themes of continuity, development, and innovation Reconsiders much of the well-known evidence and preconceived notions relating to women in antiquity Includes contributions from many of the most prominent scholars associated with the study of women in antiquity
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