Search results: Found 2

Listing 1 - 2 of 2
Sort by
Autonomie der Trauer

Authors: --- ---
Book Series: Dimensionen der Sorge ISBN: 9783748901525 Year: Volume: 4 Pages: 220 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5771/9783748901525 Language: German
Publisher: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Added to DOAB on : 2019-07-11 07:22:54
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

Funeral culture is changing rapidly. In recent years, graveyards and burial rituals in Germany have altered significantly. They no longer reflect mechanisms of collective sense-making; instead, they represent individual lifeworlds. Death and the decisions and actions surrounding it have, in effect, become characterised by pluralism.When it comes to legal regulations, however, no change is visible. The law does not interpret the aforementioned cultural transformation from the perspective of the bereaved. It is thus not surprising that graveyard rules and especially the stipulation that human remains may only be interred in a cemetery have come under criticism.Yet today, practices have evolved by which the bereaved can sidestep the rules and keep the ashes of their deceased relatives with them, or scatter them at alternative locations. The trigger for this silent revolution is individualisation. However much individual decisions play a role in this respect, this development is also the result of changes within the cultural mind. They both mark a shift towards mourning becoming more autonomous.

Das Mausoleum von Belevi

Author:
ISBN: 9783700177586 Year: Pages: 576 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_620580 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 268
Subject: Archaeology
Added to DOAB on : 2016-12-03 11:01:30
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

The current volume of the Forschungen in Ephesos presents the concluding results of the recent archaeological and art-hisorical investigations at the monumental tomb in the hinterland of Ephesos. The date ot the Mausoleum can be fixed accumulative between 310 and 280/70 BC and following the interpretation of references regarding the monument`s dedication and the sources for the historical events Antigonos I. Monophthalmos is recognised as the newly identified personality to whom the Mausoleum belonged.

Listing 1 - 2 of 2
Sort by
Narrow your search