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Relief showing Zeus, Apollo and Artemis; from Brauro

Fig. 1 - Artist unknown (Greek). Relief showing Zeus, Apollo and Artemis; from Brauro, 400 BCE. Athens: National Archaeological Museum. Source: Pinterest

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Primary/Period Sources

Resources for Fashion History Research

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Digitized Primary/Period Sources

Tacitus, Cornelius. The Agricola ; and, The Germania. Translated by Harold B Mattingly and J. B Rives. London: Penguin, 2010. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/973306571.

Secondary Sources

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Online
“Ancient Greek Dress.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/grdr/hd_grdr.htm.
Koda, Harold. “Classical Art and Modern Dress.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/god2/hd_god2.htm.
Koda, Harold. “Classicism in Modern Dress.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/god1/hd_god1.htm.
Koda, Harold. “Contemporary Deconstructions of Classical Dress.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/god4/hd_god4.htm.
Hemingway, Colette. “Hellenistic Jewelry.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/hjew/hd_hjew.htm.
Koda, Harold. “The Chiton, Peplos, and Himation in Modern Dress.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/god3/hd_god3.htm.
Breiding, Dirk H. “The Decoration of European Armor.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/deca/hd_deca.htm.
Koda, Harold. “The Greek Key and Divine Attributes in Modern Dress.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/god5/hd_god5.htm.
Hemingway, Colette. “Women in Classical Greece.” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, n.d. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/wmna/hd_wmna.htm.
Books/Articles
Barber, E. J. W. Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times. New York: Norton, 1995. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60179765.
Cifarelli, Megan, and Laura Gawlinski, eds. What Shall I Say of Clothes?: Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to the Study of Dress in Antiquity. Selected Papers on Ancient Art and Architecture, number 3. Boston: Archaeological Institute of America, 2017. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/991862583.
Granger-Taylor, H. “Weaving Clothes to Shape in the Ancient World: The Tunic and Toga of the Arringatore.” Textile History 13, no. 1 (January 1, 1982): 3–25. https://doi.org/10.1179/004049682793690968.
Gullberg, Elsa, and Paul Åström. The Thread of Ariadne. A Study of Ancient Greek Dress. Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, v. 21. Göteborg: P. Åström, (S. Vägen 61), 1970. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/489913845.
Papantōniou, Iōanna. Greek Dress: From Ancient Times to the Early 20th Century. Athens: Commercial Bank of Greece, 2000. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/833886057.
Vincent, Susan J., and Mary Harlow, eds. A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion: Antiquity (500BCE-800AD). London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/967107605.
Williams, Dyfri, and Jack Ogden. Greek Gold: Jewellery of the Classical World. London: British Museum Press, 1994. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/422799018.
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