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By Laurie Brink,Deborah Green,Richard Saller

Commemorating the useless analyzes and translates the cloth is still of Roman interval burials in mild of old texts. Is the flow from columbaria to catacombs the results of evolving spiritual identities or just a question of a metamorphosis in models? What Greco-Roman and Jewish funerary photos have been "baptized" as Christian ones? In Commemorating the useless, archaeologists, Roman historians, and students of Judaism and Early Christianity have interaction in a cross-disciplinary dialog at the influence of Roman and Jewish burial customs at the production of early Christian memorial practices.

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