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Afterlives : the return of the dead in the Middle Ages

Author: Nancy Caciola
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Afterlives, Nancy Mandeville Caciola explores this extraordinary phenomenon of the living's relationship with the dead in Europe during the five hundred years after the year 1000.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Caciola
ISBN: 9781501710698 1501710699 9781501702617 1501702610
OCLC Number: 1089402990
Description: 363 p. : ill.
Contents: Introduction Part One: Imagining Mortality 1. Mors, A Critical Biography 2. Diagnosing DeathPart Two: Corporeal Revenants 3. Revenants, Resurrection, and Burnt Sacrifice 4. The Ancient Army of the Undead 5. Flesh and Bone: The Semiotics of MortalityPart Three: The Disembodied Dead 6. Psychopomps, Oracles, and Spirit Mediums 7. Spectral Possession Conclusion
Responsibility: Nancy Mandeville Caciola.

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"A reader wishing to be informed of the theories and responses governing the returned dead in the Middle Ages should look no further than here. The book is a pleasure to read: elegantly written and Read more...

 
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