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Title Living through the dead [electronic resource] : burial and commemoration in the classical world / edited by Maureen Carroll and Jane Rempel ; with a preface by John Drinkwater.
Publication Info. Oxford ; Oakville, CT : Oxbow Books, c2011.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Studies in funerary archaeology ; v. 5.
Note Description based on print version record.
Outgrowth of a conference held at the University of Sheffield in 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 / S├ębastien 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Burial -- Greece -- History -- Congresses.
Burial -- Rome -- Congresses.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Greece -- History -- Congresses.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Rome -- Congresses.
Memorialization -- Greece -- History -- Congresses.
Memorialization -- Rome -- Congresses.
Sepulchral monuments -- Greece -- History -- Congresses.
Sepulchral monuments -- Rome -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Rome -- Congresses.
Greece -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Rome -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Added Author Carroll, Maureen.
Rempel, Jane.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781842173763 1842173766 (DLC) 2010050511
ISBN 1842175572 (electronic bk.)
9781842175576 (electronic bk.)
9781842173763 (pbk.)
1842173766 (pbk.)
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