Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 April 2021

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198856818

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Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Laura Quick

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the history of dress and adornment in biblical literature and the wider eastern Mediterranean, including an up-to-date treatment of the archaeological and epigraphic evidence
  • Brings sociological and anthropological models into dialogue with philology and exegesis of ancient literary texts
  • Offers fresh insights into the complex relationship between the body, the self, and the other in ancient Israel