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Death

Antiquity and Its Legacy

Death( )
Author: Erasmo, Mario
Series title:Ancients and Moderns Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-538098-9
Publication Date:May 2012
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Personal and yet universal, inevitable and unknowable, death has been a dominant theme in all cultures since earliest times. Remarkably, across the span of several millennia and despite the myriad of cultural profusions since antiquity, we can recognize in the customs of ancient Greece andRome ceremonies and rituals that have lasting resonance today in both the East and West. For example, preparing the corpse of the deceased, holding a memorial service, the practice of cremation and of...
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Book Details
Pages:196
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Death & Dying
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.424 x 5.343 x 0.702 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds



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