Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11202
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Emmanuel , Melita
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  • Title: Some Notes on the External Appearance of Ordinary Women in Byzantium: Hairstyles, Headdresses: Text and Iconography [description of hairstyles and head coverings including nets, turbans, bonnets, and head cloths].
  • Source: Byzantinoslavica 56, 3 ( 1995): Pages 769 - 778.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Beauty Byzantium Hairstyles Headdresses Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Eight figures and one page of seven modern line drawings illustrating hairstyles. The eight figures are all details from wall paintings showing women's hair and headdresses.
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00077712
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