Death In The Greek World by Maria Serena Mirto ; Translated By A. M. Osborne

Full Title: Death In The Greek World: From Homer To The Classical Age
Author/Editor(s): Maria Serena Mirto; A. M Osborne
ISBN: 0806141875, 9780806141879
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Published Place: Norman
Published/Copyright Year: 2012
Language: English
Physical Description: Illustrations included, 22 cm
LCCN: 2011018189
Series: Oklahoma Series In Classical Culture ( v. 44 )
Number of pages: 197 (x, 197 pages)
Categories:
Funeral Rites And Ceremonies, Ancient > Greece
Death In Literature
Greece > Social Life And Customs > To 146 B.C


Content:
Life after death in popular belief. The Psyche
Hades
Elysium
The gods in Hades and guides on the voyage to the underworld
A revolution of hope. Eleusinian mysteries
Dionysian initiations
The Bacchic gold tablets, Pindar, and other "orphic" evidence
Pythagorean eschatology and the Derveni papyrus
The soul/body opposition from Pindar to Plato
The long farewell. Death and contamination
Mourning ceremonies
Cremation, inhumation, and the final rites
The final resting place and a new bond. Stelae, monuments, and epitaphs
Tomb cult and hero cult
Making good use of death. Heroic death in battle
The Polis and funerary ideology
Legislation and funerary regulations.

Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-184) and indexes.

ISBNPlus ID: LOC.V40.310351-1-3459301
Other ID: 725827674(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
All Languages: English; Italian
LC Call No: GT3170 .M5713 2012
Dewey Decimal: 393.0938
Released Date: 20120411

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APA Style:
Mirto, M.S. & Osborne, A.M. (2012). Death In The Greek World: From Homer To The Classical Age. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

MLA Style:
Mirto, Maria Serena, and A. M Osborne. Death In The Greek World: From Homer To The Classical Age. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012. Print.

Chicago Style:
Mirto, Maria Serena, and A. M Osborne. Death In The Greek World: From Homer To The Classical Age. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012.