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Books di Koudounaris Paul

Memento Mori

Memento Mori

Koudounaris Paul 
edizioni Thames & Hudson collana Thames & Hudson (Hardcover) , 2015

Death is universal, but the human response to death varies widely. In Western society, death is usually medicalized and taboo, and kept apart from the world of the living, while in much of the rest of the world, and for much of human history, death has commonly been far more integrated into peoples’ daily existence,...

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€ 53.60
Heavenly Bodies

Heavenly Bodies

Koudounaris Paul 
edizioni Thames & Hudson collana Thames & Hudson (Hardcover) , 2013

Death has never looked so beautiful. The fully articulated skeleton of a female saint, dressed in an intricate costume of silk brocade and gold lace, withered fingers glittering with colorful rubies, emeralds, and pearls—this is only one of the specially photographed relics featured in Heavenly Bodies. In 1578 news...

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€ 26.80
The Empire of Death

The Empire of Death

Koudounaris Paul 
edizioni Thames & Hudson , 2011

It is sometimes said that death is the last taboo, but it was not always so. For centuries, religious establishments constructed decorated ossuaries and charnel houses that stand as masterpieces of art created from human bone. These unique structures have been pushed into the footnotes of history; they were part of...

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€ 41.90