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Weaving Threads: Clothing in Colossae

Canavan, Rosemary (2015) Weaving Threads: Clothing in Colossae. In: Fragments of Colossae: Sifting Through the Traces. ATF Press, Hindmarsh, pp. 111-133. ISBN 9781925232554

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The ancient city of Colossae along with its neighbouring cities of Laodikeia and Hierapolis were engaged in the textile industry primarily associated with wool. This chapter outlines the connections of this textile industry with the daily life and religious worship of the area and as source of the clothing metaphor in the Letter to the Colossians. This chapter adds the to the overall and up-to-date picture of current research on the ancient site of Colossae.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Colossae, Colossians, Clothing, Textile Industry
Fields of Research: 21 History and Archaeology > 2199 Other History and Archaeology > 219999 History and Archaeology not elsewhere classified
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Strategic Basic Research
Subjects: B - New Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Rosemary Canavan
Date Deposited: 02 May 2016 01:26
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2017 01:44
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1908

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