Costume in Greek Classic Drama

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Courier Corporation, Aug 1, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 112 pages
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At the peak of its perfection in the fifth century B.C., the glory of classical Greek drama was matched by the magnificence of its costumes. This work describes how performers were dressed in plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, and explains how the actors' performances influenced the cut of their costumes. 53 black-and-white illustrations.
 

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Introduction
1
Textiles and civil attire
9
Armour
32
Insignia of gods and goddesses
46
Dramatic costume and footwear
64
Mask
75
Chorus
91
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