TITLE

Funerary Monuments and Collective Identity: From Roman Family to Christian Community

AUTHOR(S)
Yasin, Ann Marie
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep2005, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the cultural significance of the Early Christian funerary monuments. Establishment of various devices to memorialize the identity of the deceased as a part of a community; Basis of the transformation in the Roman commemoration patterns of the Jewish and Early Christian burials; Implications of being buried within the church building on social status.
ACCESSION #
18325988

 

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