Outgrowth of a conference held at the University of Sheffield in 2006.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 / Sébastien 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.
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