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- DescriptionA study of the twelve small gold lamellae from Crete that were tokens for entrance into a golden afterlife: the deceased who were buried or cremated with them believed that they had 'earned Paradise.' It adduces parallels to the texts on the lamellae from the Byzantine period and modern Greece to illuminate the human quest for 'earning Paradise.'
- Author BiographyYannis Tzifopoulos is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Crete.
- Author(s)Yannis Tzifopoulos
- PublisherHarvard University, Center for Hellenic Studies
- Date of Publication01/02/2007
- Series TitleHellenic Studies Series
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 23
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarvard University, Center for Hellenic Studies
- Content Note65 halftones
- Weight513 g
- Width140 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
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