REVEALING ANTIQUITY
Cover: The Craft of Zeus: Myths of Weaving and Fabric, from Harvard University PressCover: The Craft of Zeus in PAPERBACK

Revealing Antiquity 9

The Craft of Zeus

Myths of Weaving and Fabric

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674005785

Publication Date: 05/16/2001

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240 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

Revealing Antiquity

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Peplos
    • 1. From the Sixteen Women to the Weaver King: Political Weaving in Greece
    • 2. “Investiture,” Peploplloria, Lusus Trniae: Political Weaving in Rome
  • Part 2: Chlaina
    • 3. Aphrodite Poikilthronos: Epithets, Cloaks,and Lovers
    • 4. The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis: Nuptial Blankets in Rome
  • Part 3: Textus
    • 5. The Cloak of Phaedrus: The Prehistory of the “Text” in Greek
    • 6. The Birth of an Ideogram: The Metaphor of the Textus in Latin
  • Appendix A. Note on Biological “Tissue”
  • Appendix B. Note on Cosmic “Weaving” Notes
  • Index

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