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CA 0178: Dead Man Walking; Preventing the Return of the Dead
[CA0178]

An Overview of Burial Practices used to Prevent the Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages.

Author:

Ternullo, Dina

Summary:

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Introduction 
  • Brief Historical Context
  • Why Employ Apotropaic measures?
  • Where do Revenants come from?
  • Decapitation
  • Prone (face down) burial
  • Let mutilation/restraint
  • covering with stones
  • Stones in the corspe's mouth
  • Staking
  • Sickle burials
  • Kiinal burials
  • Cremation
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Notes

Further details:

  • Softcover: 58 pages
  • Language:English
  • Illustrations: B&W
  • EAN-13:CA 0178
  • Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 14.0 x 0.5 cm
Period: 500 - 1000 AD, 1000 - 1100 AD, 1100 - 1200 AD, 1200 - 1300 AD, 1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD, 1500 - 1600 AD, 1600 - 1700 AD
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