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Author Llewellyn-Jones, Lloyd.

Title Aphrodite's tortoise : the veiled woman of ancient Greece / Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones
Published Swansea, Wales : Classical Press of Wales ; Oakville, CT : Distributor in the United States, David Brown, [2003]
©2003

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 MELB  704.94939143 Lle/Att  AVAILABLE
Description x, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Veiling the ancient Greeks -- 2. Defining "The veil" -- 3. Veil-styles in the ancient Greek world -- 4. Revealing the veil: problems in the iconography of veiling -- 5. Who Veils? Veiling and social identity in the ancient Greek sources -- 6. 'Veiled and ashamed' -- 7. Aphrodite's Tortoise: veiling, social separation and domestic space -- 8. From parthenos to gyne: veiling and the female life cycle -- 9. Veiling the polluted woman -- 10. The white and the black: conspicuous veiling -- 11. Conclusion -- 12. Bibliography -- 13. Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-352) and index
Subject Veils -- Social aspects -- Greece.
Veils in art.
Women in art.
Sculpture, Greek.
Women -- Greece -- Social conditions.
Greece -- Social conditions -- To 146 B.C.
LC no. 2004299986
ISBN 0954384539
0715631829