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Jewish funerary customs, practices and rites in the Second Temple period [electronic resource] / by Rachel Hachlili.

By: Hachlili, Rachel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism: v. 94.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xl, 588 p.) : ill., maps, plates.ISBN: 9789047404156 (electronic bk.); 9047404157 (electronic bk.); 1433706407; 9781433706400.Subject(s): Tombs -- Palestine | Burial -- Palestine | Jewish mourning customs | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Palestine | Dead -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D | Palestine -- Antiquities | Tombeaux -- Palestine | S�epulture -- Palestine | Deuil -- Coutumes juives | Fouilles (Arch�eologie) -- Palestine | Morts -- Aspect religieux -- Juda�isme | Juda�isme -- Histoire -- 586 av. J.-C.-210 (P�eriode postexilique) | Palestine -- Antiquit�es | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Death & Dying | Jodendom | Begrafenissen | Graftomben | Bestattung | Fr�uhjudentum | Pal�astina | JudenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jewish funerary customs, practices and rites in the Second Temple period.DDC classification: 393/.1/089924033 Other classification: 11.23 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Terminology; Glossary; Chapter One: Cemeteries; Chapter Two: Architecture of Rock-cut Tombs; Chapter Three: Interment Receptacles; Chapter Four: Funerary Art; Chapter Five: Inscriptions; Chapter Six: Family Tombs; Chapter Seven: Women; Chapter Eight: The NEFESH; Chapter Nine: Workshops and Craftsmen; Chapter Ten: Grave Goods; Chapter Eleven: Funerary Customs and Rites; Chapter Twelve: Chronology and Conclusions; Appendix: Anthropological Notes and Tables; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index of Subjects; Index of Sources.
Summary: This publication outlines the material preserved in the ancient Jewish cemeteries in the Land of Israel and provides a comprehensive and instructive study of Jewish funerary customs, practices, and rituals relating to death, burial and mourning, as well as addressing the meaning of Jewish funerary art and tradition.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [545]-571) and indexes.

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Terminology; Glossary; Chapter One: Cemeteries; Chapter Two: Architecture of Rock-cut Tombs; Chapter Three: Interment Receptacles; Chapter Four: Funerary Art; Chapter Five: Inscriptions; Chapter Six: Family Tombs; Chapter Seven: Women; Chapter Eight: The NEFESH; Chapter Nine: Workshops and Craftsmen; Chapter Ten: Grave Goods; Chapter Eleven: Funerary Customs and Rites; Chapter Twelve: Chronology and Conclusions; Appendix: Anthropological Notes and Tables; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index of Subjects; Index of Sources.

This publication outlines the material preserved in the ancient Jewish cemeteries in the Land of Israel and provides a comprehensive and instructive study of Jewish funerary customs, practices, and rituals relating to death, burial and mourning, as well as addressing the meaning of Jewish funerary art and tradition.

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