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The Roman Toga

Lillian May Wilson

The Roman Toga is a comprehensive book written by Lillian May Wilson that explores the history, significance, and evolution of the toga - the traditional garment worn by ancient Romans. The book delves into the origins of the toga and its various styles, including the toga virilis, toga praetexta, and toga candida. It also discusses the social and political significance of the toga, as well as its use in religious ceremonies and funerals.The author provides a detailed analysis of the materials used to make the toga, including wool, silk, and linen, and the various techniques employed in its manufacture. The book also examines the symbolism of the toga, including its association with Roman citizenship and the virtues of piety, honor, and dignity.In addition to its historical and cultural significance, the toga has also had a lasting impact on fashion and design. The book explores the influence of the toga on contemporary fashion, including its use in haute couture and the creation of modern versions of the garment.Overall, The Roman Toga is a fascinating and informative book that offers readers a comprehensive understanding of one of the most iconic garments in ancient Roman culture. It is an essential read for anyone interested in Roman history, fashion, or culture.Complete Description Of All The Various Forms Of The Toga Worn In Ancient Rome.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 220
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.50in - 0.72lb
  • EAN: 9781428630758
  • Categories: Europe - ItalyEuropean - ItalianEuropean - Italian