Cosmetics & Perfumes in the Roman World

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Cosmetics & Perfumes in the Roman World - Stewart, Susan

How widely did women use make-up in ancient Rome and what evidence exists? In this pioneering study, the author draws on literary, non-literary, visual, and archaeological evidence to show the importance of cosmetics and perfumes for health, ideas of beauty, social status, as a demonstration of wealth and luxury, and as an expression of gender ... Read More

Cosmetics & Perfumes in the Roman World 2007, Tempus Publishing, Limited

ISBN-13: 9780752440989

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