Marie-Louise Bech Nosch: Principal Investigator 5

Theme 5: Creative Traditions: Knitting in Europe, 1500-1800

Director of the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen



Research interests:

Ancient history, historiography, Bronze Age, textiles, epigraphy, Minoan and Mycenaean culture, textile tools, textile technology

Research profile:

Marie-Louise Nosch is a historian, specialized in ancient Greek history. She studied in France and Italy and received her Ph.D. from Universität Salzburg, Austria. Her special area of study is Aegean epigraphy and Mycenaean textile production. She is the editor of the Ancient Textiles Series.

Current research:

History of textile.

Selected Publications:

a) Scientific papers:
Marie-Louise B. Nosch, „Red Coloured Textiles in the Linear B Inscriptions“, in L. Cleland & K. Staers (ed.), Colour in the Ancient Mediterranean World. BAR International Series 1267 (2004), 32-39.
Linda Mårtenssen, Marie-Louise B. Nosch, Eva Andersson Strand, “Shape of Things: Understanding a Loom Weight”, Oxford Journal of Archaeology 28.4 (2009).
M. Del Freo, Marie-Louise B. Nosch, F. Rougemont “The Terminology of Textiles in the Linear B Tablets, including Some Considerations Regarding Linear A Logograms and Abbreviations”, in Cécile Michel & Marie-Louise Nosch (eds.), Terminology of Textiles, Oxbow (In press, 2010).
b) Books:
Marie-Louise B. Nosch, The Knossos Od Series. An Epigraphical Study, Veröffentlichungen der Mykenische Kommission Band 25, Mykenische Studien 20, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-historische Klasse, Denkschriften, 347. Band (2007).
C. Gillis & M.-L. B. Nosch (eds), Ancient Textiles. Production, Craft and Society. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Ancient textiles, held at Lund, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark on March 19-23, 2003. Ancient Textiles Series 1, Oxbow Books, Oxford (2007).
C. Gillis & M.-L. B. Nosch (eds), First Aid for the Excavation of archaeological Textiles. Ancient Textiles Series 2, Oxbow Books, Oxford (2007).
M. Gleba, C. Munkholt, M.-L. Nosch (eds.) Dressing the Past. Ancient Textiles Series 3 (2008).
Kathrine Vestergård and Marie-Louise B. Nosch (eds), The Medieval Broadcloth: Changing Trends in Fashions, Manufacturing, and Consumption, Ancient Textiles Series 6, Oxbow Books (2009)
Kjeld Galster & Marie-Louise Nosch (eds.), Textile History and the Military. Textile History. Supplement volume 1. (2010)
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