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Death and architecture

an introduction to funerary and commemorative buildings in the Western European tradition, with some consideration of their settings

by James Stevens Curl

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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sepulchral monuments -- Europe.,
  • Tombs -- Europe.,
  • Cemeteries -- Europe.,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Stevens Curl.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 415 p. :
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16048703M
    ISBN 100750928778

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: 1. The importance of the architecture and artefacts of death in ancient cultures The buildings, cemeteries, gardens, and sculptures associated with death in the Graeco-Roman world The flowering of funerary art in the Middle Ages The Renaissance and Baroque periods of.

Yet it also revealed a larger message: that architecture related to death and dying appears to no longer be important to the development of architecture as a discipline.

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