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Changing bodies, changing meanings [electronic resource] : studies on the human body in antiquity / edited by Dominic Montserrat.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Changing bodies, changing meanings [electronic resource] : studies on the human body in antiquity / edited by Dominic Montserrat.
Publication Date:
1998
ISBN:
9780585452975

9780203436677

9780415135849

9786610109760
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-226) and indexes.
Contents:
Introduction / Dominic Montserrat -- part 1. Perfect bodies, imperfect bodies: Disabling bodies / Nicholas Vlahogiannis. The dynamics of beauty in classical Greece / Richard Hawley -- part 2. Bodies and signs in Latin literature: Exuvias effigiemque : Dido, Aeneas and the body as sign / Angus Bowie. Bodies in flux : Ovid's Metamorphoses / Penelope Murray -- part 3. Modifying the early Christian body: Bodies and blood : Late Antique debate on martyrdom, virginity and resurrection / Gillian Clark. Reading the disjointed body in Coptic : from physical modification to textual fragmentation / Terry Wilfong -- part 4. The ancient body's trajectory through time: The irresistible body and the seduction of archaeology / Lynn Meskell. Unidentified human remains : mummies and the erotics of biography / Dominic Montserrat. Nacktleben / Jane Stevenson.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English