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The mortuary archaeology of the medieval Banat (10th-14th centuries) / by Silviu Oța.

Author/creator Oța, Silviu
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden : Brill, 2015.
Descriptionxxii, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Subject(s)
Uniform titleOrizonturi funerare din Banatul istoric (secolele X-XIV). English
Series East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450, 1872-8103 ; volume 26
Contents List of illustrations -- List of map sites -- Introduction: The state of current research on the Banat between the 10th and the 14th century -- The history of the Banat between the 10th and the 14th century according to the written sources -- Burial customs in the Banat (10th-14th centuries) -- Grave good typology -- Burial horizons in the medieval Banat -- Conclusions.
Scope and content "In The Mortuary Archaeology of the Medieval Banat (10th-14th centuries) Silviu Oța highlights the interactions between different ethnic groups as reflected in burial customs and funerary practices. The book will deal with the Banat as a whole (as opposed to the Romanian, Serbian or Hungarian parts of the region) since the modern political borders are not identical with the cultural boundaries in the Middle Ages. On a more general level, the goal of this book is to analyse the social dynamics in the region. The author rejects the idea that any of the 'archaeological cultures' identified in the Banat (e.g. the Bjelo Brdo culture) may be associated with any single ethnic group"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 207-226) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014026679
ISBN9789004214385 (hardback : acid-free paper)

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