Selected recent publications

2nd edition of Traditional Textile Craft. An Intangible Cultural Heritage, edited by Eva Andersson Strand, Sidsel Frisch, Mary Harlow, Camilla Ebert & Lena Bjerregaard. Includes a chapter by me on Textile Crafts and History 133-140. - available for free download.

Satirically Sartorial. Colours and togas in Roman Satire. In Vetus Textrinum: Textiles in the Ancient World. Studies in Honour of Carmen Alfraro Giner, M. Gleba and M. Garcia Sánchez (eds). University of Barcelona Press, 2018: 185-96.

Flemestad, P., Harlow, M., Hildebrandt, B. and Nosch, M.L., 2017. Observations on the Terminology of Textile Tools in the Edictum Diocletiani on Maximum Prices. In Textile Terminologies from the Orient to the Mediterranean  and Europe, 1000 BC- 1000 AD ed. Salvatore Gaspa, Cécile Michel, & Marie-Louise Nosch (Lincoln, NE: Zea Books, 2017), p. 256-77.

Harlow, M. and Laurence, R., 2017. Augustus Senex: Old Age and the Remaking of the Principate. Greece and Rome 64(2), pp.115-131.

Harlow, M. ed. A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion. volume 1. Antiquity. Bloomsbury: London and New York.

Greek and Roman Textiles

Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress. An Interdisciplinary Anthology. Edited by Mary Harlow and Marie-Louise Nosch. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 2014.

'Weaving the threads: methodologies in textile and dress research for the Greek and Roman world - the state of the art and the case for cross disciplinarity' (with ML Nosch). In Mary Harlow and Marie Louise Nosch (eds) Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress. An Interdisciplinary Anthology. Oxford: Oxbow. 1-33.


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Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern and Aegean Textiles and Dress. An Interdisciplinary Anthology. Edited by Mary Harlow, Cecile Michel and Marie-Louise Nosch. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 2014

'Palla, pallu, chador: draped clothing in ancient and modern cultures.' In Marie Louise Nosch, Zhao Feng & Lotika Varadarajan (eds) Global Textile Encounters. Oxford: Oxbow. 15-24.

'Dressed Women on the Streets of the Ancient City: What to wear?' In Emily Hemelrijk and Greg Woolf (eds.) Women and the Roman City in the Latin West. Leiden: Brill. 225-42.(2013)

‘Roman Children and Childhood and the Perception of Heritage’ in K. Darian Smith and C. Pascoe (eds) Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage, London: Routledge 144-58 (2012)

‘Death and the Maiden’ in M. Carroll and J. P. Wild (eds) Dressing the Dead Stroud: Amberley: 148-157 (2012)

‘Dressing to please themselves: clothing choices for Roman women in Harlow (ed) Dress and Identity, Archeopress: Oxford. 37-46 (2012)

‘Left-over Romans: the Life Course in the Late Antique West’ (with Chris Callow) Families in the Imperial and Late Antique Roman Worlds (edited by Harlow and L. Larsson Lovén) Continuum, 221-37 (2012)

Viewing the Old: recording and respecting the elderly at Rome and in the Empire’ (with Ray Laurence) in K. Mustakallio (ed) De Senectute et Mortis: Ideals and Attitudes towards Old Age and Death in Antiquity and Middle Ages Brepolis: Tournhout 3-27 (2012).

‘Betrothal, middle childhood and the life course’ (with Ray Laurence) in L. Larsson Loven & A. Stromberg (eds) Marriage in Antiquity (ARACHNE) Gothenburg Cambridge Scholars Press 56-77 (2010).

De Amicitia and the role of age’ (with Ray Laurence) in Passages from Antiquity to the Middle Ages III: De Amicitia. Acta Insituti Romani Finlandiae 21-32 (2010)

2010 M. Harlow & R. Laurence, ‘Introduction’ in Harlow and Laurence (eds) A Cultural History of Childhood and the Family vol. 1: Antiquity Berg: Oxford. 1-12.

‘Family relationships’ in Harlow and Laurence (eds) A Cultural History of Childhood and the Family vol. 1: Antiquity Berg: Oxford. 13-30 (2010)

‘The Greek and Roman family’ (with Tim Parkin) in A. Erskine (ed) Blackwell’s Companion to Ancient History, Blackwell: Oxford, 329-41 (2009)

‘Roman Society’ for Oxford Shorter History of Europe: The Roman Era, E. Bishpam (ed), Oxford University Press 109-34 (2007)

‘The impossible art of dressing to please: Jerome and the rhetoric of dress’ in L. Lavan et al (eds) Objects in Context, Objects in Use: Material Spatiality in Late Antiquity Leiden: Brill, 531-47 (2007)

‘Blurred visions: male perceptions of the female life course – the case of Aemilia Pudentilla’ in Age and Ageing in the Roman Empire, JRA Supplementary Series 65, M. Harlow and R. Laurence (eds). 195-208 (2007)

‘Dress in historical narrative: the case of the Historia Augusta’ in The Clothed Body in Ancient World, L. Cleland, M. Harlow and L.J. Llewellyn-Jones (eds) Oxford: Oxbow, 143-53 (2005)

Growing Up and Growing Old in Ancient Rome: A Life Course Approach, (co-authored with Ray Laurence) London: Routledge (2002)

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