Wie die Alten den Tod gebildet

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G. E. Lessing (1729—1781) German dramatist and critic


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An essay published by Lessing in 1769. It attacks the macabre death symbolism of northern Europe and gives instances of antique representations of death as a youth bearing an inverted ...

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