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Love after Death: Concepts of Posthumous Love in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

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AuthorBernhard / Targoff, Jussen, Ra
ISBN9783050062723
Published LanguageEnglish
Publication Year2015
PublisherDe Gruyter (A)
BindingHardback
Original Price€ 97.95
Pages177
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SKU: DG-524 Categories: , ,

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This book explores one of the central questions that has haunted husbands and wives and lovers over the millennia of history: What kind of afterlife might they expect for their love once one or both of them have died? Focusing on the evolution of ideas about posthumous love within medieval and early modern Europe, the book includes many religions and cultures in order to understand how expectations about the afterlife differed across traditions.

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Weight0.444 kg
Dimensions24 × 17 cm
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