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Title: Death and Burial in the Roman World
Description: Cornell University Press, 1971. Hardcover. ISBN: 0801405939. DJ is price-clipped. Dustjacket has wear to corners. Front inner hinge is cracked exposing webbing. Book is still solid. ; Describes burial customs and attitudes toward death in the ancient Roman world-- pagan, Jewish and Christian. First deals with burial rites and tombs among the Etruscan antecedents of the Romans, then gives an account of beliefs in the Roman era of life beyond the grave and the problems of the widespread change from cremation to inhumation. Chapters on practices, cemeteries, tombs, funerary gardens, gravestones, and tomb furniture. ; Aspects of Greek and Roman life; 336 pages. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket .

Keywords: 0801405939 Death History Roman History Customs & Traditions Social Sciences Rome Jewish Early Christianity Paganism

Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: Ancient World Books
- Book number: 1327

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