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Title Living through the dead : burial and commemoration in the classical world / edited by Maureen Carroll and Jane Rempel ; with a preface by John Drinkwater
Published Oxford ; Oakville, Conn. : Oxbow Books, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 209 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in funerary archaeology ; v. 5
Studies in funerary archaeology ; v. 5
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 / 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Burial -- Greece.
Burial -- Rome.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Rome.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Greece.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Rome.
Memorialization -- Greece.
Memorialization -- Rome.
Sepulchral monuments -- Greece.
Sepulchral monuments -- Rome.
Genre/Form Congressen (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Carroll, Maureen.
Rempel, Jane.
ISBN 1842173766 (paperback)
1842175572 (electronic bk.)
9781842173763 (paperback)
9781842175576 (electronic bk.)