in The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age
June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 9000 words.
This article discusses burials and the burial practices during the Bronze Age. It examines the state of research on the study of burials and then considers the overall trends in burial...
in Technologies of Enchantment?
August 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 21064 words.
This chapter begins with a brief summary of recent discussions about Iron Age burials. It then looks at Celtic art within burials on a broad scale and identifies four prevalent ‘types’ of...
in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 854 words.
In the Middle Ages, inhumation in the parish cemetery was the usual form of Christian burial. But the institutional
in Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China
December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: East Asian Religions. 17220 words.
Burials had become a focal point of some Confucian efforts to build a socio-moral order based on Confucian norms. “Simple burial,” idealized by scholar-officials, used a simple pit tomb...
in Remains of Ritual
September 2009; p ublished online March 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 10930 words.
Afa is not only the name of the god, but also that ancient divination system found throughout the Guinea Coast. It is all about possibility and paths, and thus the crossroads. Wherever you...