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Description - Spirits of the Dead by Maureen Carroll

Spirits of the Dead examines the importance attached to preserving the memory of the dead in the Roman world, and explores the ways in which funerary inscriptions can be used to reconstruct Roman lives, however fragmentarily and imperfectly. It is the only study to examine epigraphic, historical, and archaeological evidence in order to gain insight into the way Romans used funerary texts to establish a dialogue with their own society. Maureen Carroll brings together a large body of material from many geographical areas, shedding light on provincial and regional variation in funerary commemoration and even on the differences between funerary traditions of neighbouring towns.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199291076
ISBN-10: 0199291071
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 160mm x 25mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Maureen Carroll

Maureen Carroll is Senior Lecturer in Roman Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield.

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