• Alles voor jouw opleiding
  • Ook 2e hands studieboeken

Roman death: dying and the dead in ancient rome

Hope, v.

9781847250384 - Roman death: dying and the dead in ancient rome
2e hands

Artikelomschrijving

This is an original study of the role and rituals of death in Roman civilization. Death never ceases to fascinate the living and in Roman society, where the mortality was high, people were forced to confront the brevity of life and the impact of death. What did death mean and symbolise to the Romans? What does Roman death tell the modern reader about ancient society? This accessible and engaging book ranges from suicides, funeral feasts, necromancy and Hades to mourning, epitaphs and posthumous damnation.

Specificaties

Auteur Hope, v.
ISBN/EAN 9781847250384
Druk 1
€ 66,26
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 21-06

Artikelomschrijving

This is an original study of the role and rituals of death in Roman civilization. Death never ceases to fascinate the living and in Roman society, where the mortality was high, people were forced to confront the brevity of life and the impact of death. What did death mean and symbolise to the Romans? What does Roman death tell the modern reader about ancient society? This accessible and engaging book ranges from suicides, funeral feasts, necromancy and Hades to mourning, epitaphs and posthumous damnation.

Specificaties

Auteur Hope, v.
ISBN/EAN 9781847250384
Druk 1