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By Laurie Brink,Deborah Green,Richard Saller

Commemorating the useless analyzes and translates the cloth continues to be of Roman interval burials in mild of historical texts. Is the movement from columbaria to catacombs the results of evolving non secular identities or just an issue of a metamorphosis in models? What Greco-Roman and Jewish funerary pictures have been "baptized" as Christian ones? In Commemorating the lifeless, archaeologists, Roman historians, and students of Judaism and Early Christianity interact in a cross-disciplinary dialog at the influence of Roman and Jewish burial customs at the construction of early Christian memorial practices.

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