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This ebook explores the topics of reminiscence and mourning from the Roman deathbed to the Roman cemetery, drawing material from the literature, artwork, and archaeology of historic Rome. It brings jointly scholarship on various facets of Roman demise, investigating connections among old poetry, background and oratory and putting those along archaeological and textual facts for Roman funerary and commemorative rituals. a chain of case stories focused on person authors and/or particular features of formality behaviour, lines the tale of Roman loss of life: how the population of the Roman international faced their mortality, disposed of the lifeless, remembered the lifeless and praised the lifeless, thereby improving our knowing of Roman society.

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