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Death in Jewish life : burial and mourning customs among Jews of Europe and nearby communities / edited by Stefan C. Reif, Andreas Lehnardt and Avriel Bar-Levav.

Other author/creatorReif, Stefan C., 1944-
Other author/creatorLehnardt, Andreas.
Other author/creatorBar-Levav, Avriel.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoBoston : de Gruyter, [2014]
Descriptionxix, 379 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Supplemental Content Full text available from Kollektion FID Jüdische Studien / Collection FID Jewish Studies
Series Studia Judaica, 0585-5306 ; Bd. 78
Abstract "This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry as well as statutory prayers; confessions, final testimonies and acts of charity; funeral and mourning rites; the influences of the surrounding non-Jewish; the effects of major acts of persecution."-- Provided by publisher.
General noteIncludes indexes.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014014524
ISBN9783110338614 (hardcover 23 x 15,5 : alk. paper)

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