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Cultures of Death and Dying in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

@inproceedings{Korpiola2015CulturesOD,
  title={Cultures of Death and Dying in Medieval and Early Modern Europe},
  author={M. Korpiola and A. Lahtinen},
  year={2015}
}
This volume investigates certain aspects of medieval and early modern mentalities related to death in Europe, exploring some of the expressions of the European cultures of dying: customary beliefs, social practices and values related to death and dying that were shared by the people of medieval and early modern Europe. To a large extent, the Church and religion left its hallmark on this culture, defining it and giving it substance. Medieval canon law also regulated interment and who had the… Expand
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