Medieval death ritual and representation by Paul Binski

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- History,
  • Death -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500,
  • Death in art,
  • Europe -- Church history -- 600-1500

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references(p. 215-221) and index.

Book details

StatementPaul Binski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT825 .B474 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL969444M
ISBN 100801433150
LC Control Number96006007

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