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Love after Death

Concepts of Posthumous Love in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
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ISBN-13:
9783050062723
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.01.2015
Seiten:
177
Autor:
Bernhard Jussen
Gewicht:
455 g
Format:
246x177x17 mm
Serie:
4, WeltLiteraturen - World Literatures
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book explores one of the central questions that has haunted husbands and wives and lovers over the millennia of history: What kind of afterlife might they expect for their love once one or both of them have died? Focusing on the evolution of ideas about posthumous love within medieval and early modern Europe, the book includes many religions and cultures in order to understand how expectations about the afterlife differed across traditions.