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Death in late Bronze Age Greece. Variations on a theme.

Author: Joanne M A Murphy
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Late Bronze Age tombs in Greece and their attendant mortuary practices have been a topic of scholarly debate for over a century, dominated by the idea of a monolithic culture with the same developmental trajectories throughout the region. This book contributes to that body of scholarship by exploring both the level of variety and of similarity that we see in the practices at each site and thereby highlights the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne M A Murphy
ISBN: 9780190926069 0190926066
OCLC Number: 1151886830
Description: 360 p.
Contents: 1. Introduction and Discussion of Late Bronze Age Mortuary Practices Joanne M. A. Murphy 2. Late Bronze Age Tombs at the Palace of Nestor, Pylos Joanne M. A. Murphy, Sharon R. Stocker, Jack L. Davis, and Lynne A. Schepartz 3. 'You Can't Take It With You.' The Socio-political Context of Changing Burial Traditions During the Mycenaean Palatial Period at Mycenae and Prosymna Kim Shelton 4. The Mycenaean Cemetery of Deiras in a Local and Regional ContextNikolas Papadimitriou, Anna Philippa-Touchais, and Gilles Touchais 5. The Mycenaean Cemetery at Ayia Sotira, Nemea R. Angus K. Smith, Mary K. Dabney, and James C. Wright 6. The Mycenaean Cemetery at Clauss, near Patras. The Rise and Fall of a Local Society towards the End of an Era Constantinos Paschalidis 7. Death in Early Mycenaean Achaea Lena Papazoglou-Manioudaki 8. The Chamber Tombs of the Trapeza, Aigion: Preliminary Observations on Rituals of a Small Mycenaean Community Elizabetta Borgna and Gaspare De Angeli 9. Claiming Social Identities in the Mortuary Landscape of the Late Bronze Age Communities of Northern Greece Sevi Triantaphylou and Stelios Andreou 10. Landscape, Feasting, and Ancestors in the Burial Tradition of Mycenaean Rhodes Mercourios Georgiadis 11. Langada Revisited: Construction Practices, Space, and Socio-Cultural Identity in the Koan Burial Arena During the Mycenaean Palatial and Postpalatial Periods Calla Mc Namee and Salvatore Vitale 12. Middle Minoan IIIa Late Minoan IIIB Tombs and Funerary Practices in South- Central Crete Luca Girella 13. The Power of the Dead: The Late Minoan III Cemeteries of Mochlos and Myrsini R. Angus Smith 14. Funerary Practices, Female Identities, and the Clay Pyxis in Late Minoan III Crete Anna Lucia D'Agata
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Death in Late Bronze Age Greece presents an exploration of the richness and variety of mortuary rituals in Late Bronze Age Greece. It explores how tombs and cemeteries on mainland Greece, Crete, and  Read more...

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