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The Other Town. On the Structure of the Central Cemetery of Sofia
The Other Town. On the Structure of the Central Cemetery of Sofia

Author(s): Stanka Yaneva
Subject(s): Anthropology
Published by: Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей при БАН

Summary/Abstract: Conceptions about “the last resting place” – the cemetery – have changed over time becoming mutually enriched in the history of Christian civilisation. With the change of ages and ideologies, conceptions concerning the cemetery as paradise, as a garden and as a town have gradually taken shape. This work presents the latest view focussing, moreover, on the layout and development of city cemeteries…

  • Issue Year: II/2001
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 111-118
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English