Himation

   A wrap garment invented by the Ancient Greeks during the Archaic Period (750-480 B.C.E.). A square piece of fabric is folded diagonally and worn by either a man or women as a shawl. This invention would continue as an important item of clothing throughout the ages.

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  • himation — [ imatjɔn ] n. m. • 1876; mot gr. ♦ Antiq. gr. Manteau sans manches. ● himation nom masculin (grec himation) Manteau que les Grecs des deux sexes drapaient très librement. ⇒HIMATION, subst. masc. ANTIQ. GR. Manteau sans manches d homme et de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Himatĭon — (griech.), der von den alten Griechen über dem Chiton (s. d.) getragene Überwurf, ein oblonges Stück Zeug, in das man sich nach Belieben wie meinen Mantel einhüllte. Himation. Frauen zogen es auch über den Kopf, so daß nur das Gesicht frei blieb …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • himation — HIMÁTION s.n. (Ant.) Mantie grecească amplă care se purta prinsă cu o agrafă pe piept sau pe umăr. [pron. tion. / < fr., gr. himation]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 08.12.2004. Sursa: DN  HIMÁTION s. n. (ant.) mantie grecească amplă care se purta… …   Dicționar Român

  • himation — himatìōn m <G himatióna> DEFINICIJA pov. muški i ženski drapirani ogrtač u antičkoj grčkoj nošnji, nosio se prebačen preko hitona ili na golu tijelu ETIMOLOGIJA grč. himátion …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • himation — [hi mat′ē än΄, hi mat′ēən] n. pl. himatia [hi mat′ə] [Gr himation, dim. of heima, garment < hennynai, to clothe < IE base * wes > WEAR1, L vestis] an ancient Greek outer garment consisting of a long rectangle of cloth draped over the… …   English World dictionary

  • Himation — Himatĭon, bei den alten Griechen das von noch nicht mannbaren Jünglingen und Frauen über dem Chiton getragene Obergewand [Abb. 800; nach Falke, »Hellas und Rom«] …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Himation — A large square mantle worn like a shawl, by the ancient Greeks, usually with one end thrown over the shoulder from the back and the other held in one hand …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Himatión — Ejemplo de himatión …   Wikipedia Español

  • Himation — Moderne Rekonstruktion eines Himation ohne Untergewand Das griechische Himation und seine römische Entsprechung, das Pallium, war ein antikes Kleidungsstück, das die Funktion eines Mantels erfüllte. Inhaltsverzeic …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Himation — thumb|300px|A woman with a chiton (left), and two women with a himation over a chiton (right).A himation was a type of clothing in ancient Greece. It was usually worn over a chiton, but was made of heavier drape and played the role of a cloak.The …   Wikipedia

  • Himation — Exemple d himation. L himation (en grec ancien ἱμάτιον / himátion ; génitif singulier : / ) est un vêtement de la …   Wikipédia en Français

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