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Living through the dead : burial and commemoration in the classical world / edited by Maureen Carroll and Jane Rempel ; with a preface by John Drinkwater.

Publication:
Oxford ; Oakville, CT : Oxbow Books, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 209 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series:
Studies in funerary archaeology ; v. 5.
Studies in funerary archaeology
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Subjects:
Burial -- Greece.
Burial -- Rome.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Greece.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Rome.
Memorialization -- Greece.
Memorialization -- Rome.
Sepulchral monuments -- Greece.
Sepulchral monuments -- Rome.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Rome.
Contents:
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 L. 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 / SeĢbastien 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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Carroll, Maureen.
Rempel, Jane.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781842173763 (pbk.)
1842173766 (pbk.)
OCLC:
636917686