Christian mummification : an interpretative history of the preservation of saints, martyrs and others /

"This study explores the history of Roman Catholic mummification. It explores various types of mummies, the connections between the Catholic Church and Egyptian religious practices, the treatment of the dead by other faiths, and the veritable cult that has arisen in Italy surrounding the saints...

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Main Author: Jeremiah, Ken
Format: eBook
Published: Jefferson : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012.
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Call Number: GN293 .J47 2012eb
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