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Funus Hispaniense

Espacios, usos y costumbres funerarias en la Hispania Romana

£83.00
Author:
Alberto Sevilla Conde
Publication Year:
2014
Language:
Spanish with English summary
Paperback:
523pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN 10:
1407312413
ISBN:
9781407312415
BAR number:
S2610
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Description

BOOK DESCRIPTION
This volume presents the study of a number of variants of Romano-Hispanic burial rituals. The research was carried out focusing on structural typologies, the analyses of materials found in the necropolis, the development of the burial practices, and the specificity of a variety of solutions (local and regional) adopted by the inhabitants of Roman Spain. This study is not only based on a primarily archaeological approach, but also takes into account other disciplines such as ancient history, iconography, anthropology and the history of religions. The main purpose of the study is to update the current state of research in burial rites in classical cultures and, above all, Hispanic cultural practices. All this provides plenty of largely new information thatwill enlighten future research.