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Living through the dead

Living through the dead

Studies in Funerary Archaeology
Burial and commemoration in the Classical world
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This volume investigates the archaeology of death and commemoration through thematically linked case studies drawn from the Classical world. These investigations stress the processes of burial and commemoration as inherently social and designed for an audience, and they explore the meaning and importance attached to preserving memory.
Preface (John Drinkwater); The power of the dead in classical Sparta: The case of Thermopylae (Polly Low); Burial in the Bosporan kingdom: Local traditions in regional context(s) (Jane Rempel); Foreigners in the burial ground: The case of the Milesians in Athens (Celina Gray); Memoria and Damnatio Memoriae. Preserving and erasing identities in Roman funerary commemoration (Maureen Carroll); From fragments to ancestors: Re-defining the role of os resectum in rituals of purification and commemoration in Republican Rome (Emma-Jayne Graham); Publius Vesonius Phileros vivos monumentum fecit: Investigations in a sector of the Porta Nocera cemetery in Roman Pompeii (Sebastien Lepetz and William Van Andringa); Marking the dead: Tombs and topography in the Roman provinces (John Pearce); The Mechanics of social connections between the living and the dead in ancient Egypt (Martin Bommas); Innocent X, Pontifex Optimus Maximus, and the church of Sant' Agnese: A mausoleum for the Pamphilj forum (Susan Russell)
This volume investigates the archaeology of death and commemoration through thematically linked case studies drawn from the Classical world. These investigations stress the processes of burial and commemoration as inherently social and designed for an audience, and they explore the meaning and importance attached to preserving memory.

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ISBN-13: 9781842173763
ISBN: 1842173766
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 208
Gewicht: 556 g
Format: 244x171x13 mm
Sprache: Englisch

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ISBN-13:: 9781842173763
ISBN: 1842173766
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.06.2012
Verlag: Oxbow Books
Gewicht: 556g
Seiten: 208
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 244x171x13 mm, 79 b/w illustrations and maps