— Ancient Gesture

Ancient gesture—a preliminary bibliography

Gombrich, E. H. (1966). ‘Ritualized gesture and expression in art’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 251.772: 393-401. Schnapp, A. (1984). ‘Seduction and gesture in ancient imagery’, History and Anthropology 1.1:49-55.

Bremmer, J. N. and Roodenburg, H. (1992). A cultural history of gesture, vol. 11. Cornell University Press.

Kendon, A. (2004). Gesture: Visible action as utterance. Cambridge University Press. Braddick, M. J. (ed.) (2009). The Politics of Gesture: Historical Perspectives (Past & Present 203, Issue supplement 4).

Prehistoric and Ancient Near East

Maringer, J. (1979). ‘Adorants in Prehistoric Art. Prehistoric Attitudes and Gestures of Prayer’, Numen 26: 215–30.

Choksy, J. K. (1990). 'Gesture in ancient Iran and Central Asia I: The raised hand', in D. Amin, M. Kasheff, and A. S. Shahbazi (eds), Iranica varia : papers in honor of Professor Ehsan Yarshater (Acta Iranica 30). Leiden, E. J. Brill.

Choksy, J. K. (1990). ‘Gesture in Ancient Iran and Central Asia II: Proskynesis and the Bent Forefinger’, Bulletin of the Asia Institute 4: 201-7.

Armit, I. and Grant, P. (2008). ‘Gesture politics and the art of ambiguity: the Iron Age statue from Hirschlanden’, Antiquity 82.316: 409–22.

Ancient Greek

Clark, C. (2003). ‘Minos’ touch and Theseus’ glare: Gestures in Bakkhylides 17’, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 101: 129–53. Roman

Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria 11.3, especially 85–184. Translated by H. E. Butler, Institutio Oratoria by Quintilian (Loeb Classical Library), 1920. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Quintilian/Institutio_Oratoria/11C*.html#3

Brilliant, R. (1963). Gesture and rank in Roman art: the use of gestures to denote status in Roman sculpture and coinage, vol. 14. Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Botha, J. E. (1996). ‘Exploring gesture and nonverbal communication in the Bible and the ancient world: some initial observations’, Neotestamentica 30: 1-20.

Dodwell, C. R. and Graham, T. (2000). Anglo-Saxon Gestures and the Roman Stage. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Mader, G. (2000). ‘Blocked Eyes and Ears: The Eloquent Gestures at Augustine, Conf., VI, 8, 13’, L'Antiquité classique 69: 217–20.

Dutsch, D. (2002). ‘Towards a grammar of gesture: A comparison between the types of hand movements of the orator and the actor in Quintilian’s Institutio Oratoria 11.3. 85–184’, Gesture 2.2: 259-81.

Aldrete, G. S. (2003). Gestures and acclamations in ancient Rome. JHU Press.

Barasch, M. (2003). ‘" Elevatio". The Depiction of a Ritual Gesture’, Artibus et Historiae: 43-56. Hall, J. (2004). ‘Cicero and Quintilian on the oratorical use of hand gestures’, Classical Quarterly 54.1: 143–60.

Lateiner, D. (2004). ‘Gestures: The imagined journey from the Roman stage to the Anglo-Saxon manuscript’, International Journal of Classical Tradition 10.3-4: 454–64.

Corbeill, A. (2004). Nature embodied: Gesture in ancient Rome. Princeton University Press.

Review: Gleason, M. W. (2005). ‘Nature Embodied: Gesture in Ancient Rome (review)’, American Journal of Philology126.1: 143-5.

Corbeill, A. (2005). Gesture in early Roman law: empty forms or essential formalities? na. Keesling, C. M. (2005). ‘Misunderstood Gestures: Iconatrophy and the Reception of Greek Sculpture in the Roman Imperial Period’, Classical Antiquity 24.1: 41–79.

Lateiner, D. (2005). ‘Turn your thumb: On gesture in ancient Rome’, International Journal of Classical Tradition 12.1: 103–8.

Bonfante, L. (2009). ‘Some Thoughts on the Baubo Gesture in Classical Art’, New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome in Honor of Richard Daniel de Puma: 158-70.

Heyn, M. K. (2010). ‘Gesture and Identity in the Funerary Art of Palmyra’, American Journal of Archaeology 114.4: 631–62.

Dutsch, D. (2013). ‘Towards a Roman Theory of Theatrical Gesture’, Performance in Greek and Roman Theater, Leiden: 409-32. Byzantium and the Medieval World

Brubaker, L. (2009). ‘Gesture in Byzantium’, Past & Present 203 suppl. 4: 36–56. doi: 10.1093/pastj/gtp002.

Alin, T. R. (2011). ‘Master Manuil Panselinos and the Macedonian School of Painting’, European Journal of Science and Theology 7.1: 13–23.

Drpic, I. (2013). ‘Painter as scribe: artistic identity and the arts of graphe in late Byzantium’, Word & Image 29.3: 334–53. doi: Doi 10.1080/02666286.2013.771921.

—Andrew Wilson. University of Oxford 24th April 2017. https://oxford.academia.edu/AndrewWilson