Cultures of Death and Dying in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Edited by Mia Korpiola and Anu Lahtinen



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Cultures of Death and Dying in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: An Introduction
Mia Korpiola and Anu Lahtinen
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The Remembrance of the Deceased in the Traditional Polish Culture of the Middle Ages
Beata Wojciechowska
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Deviant Burials: Societal Exclusion of Dead Outlaws in Medieval Norway
Anne Irene Riisøy
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Parental Grief and Prayer in the Middle Ages: Religious Coping in Swedish Miracle Stories
Viktor Aldrin
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Transforming the Investment in the Afterlife: Readings of the Poem De Vita Hominis in Pre-Reformation and Post-Reformation Denmark
Eivor Andersen Oftestad
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Dicing towards Death: An Oracle Game for Miners at the Falun Copper Mine from the Early Seventeenth Century
Iris Ridder
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"To Help the Deceased Guild Brother to His Grave": Guilds, Death and Funeral Arrangements in Late Medieval and Early Modern Norway, ca. 1300–1900
Håkon Haugland
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Post-Mortem – an Afterword
Ditlev Tamm
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List of Contributors
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List of Illustrations
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