The Resource Death and the afterlife : a cultural encyclopedia, Richard P. Taylor, (electronic resource)

Death and the afterlife : a cultural encyclopedia, Richard P. Taylor, (electronic resource)

Label
Death and the afterlife : a cultural encyclopedia
Title
Death and the afterlife
Title remainder
a cultural encyclopedia
Statement of responsibility
Richard P. Taylor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This encyclopaedia examines the origin, evolution and practice of world cultures with regard to death and belief in afterlife. It explores such topics as ancient Egyptian tombs, modern Chinese festivals, Native American rituals and Celtic fairy mounds
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
393/.03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT3150
LC item number
.T25 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
  • theses
Series statement
EBSCO eBooks
Target audience
adult
Label
Death and the afterlife : a cultural encyclopedia, Richard P. Taylor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.ae.talonline.ca/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=56906
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-420) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aaru (Sekhet-Aaru) -- Abhirati -- Acheron -- Aedicula -- Aksobhya -- Al-a'raf -- Ameretat (Amardad) -- Amphora -- Amulets, Egyptian -- Ancestor Veneration -- Ancestral Portrait/Bust -- Aninut -- Ankou -- Annwfn (Annwn, Annwfyn) -- Anthesteria -- Aornus -- Arcosolium -- Arenarium -- Arupa-dhatu -- Asphodel Fields -- Atman -- Avalon (Avallon, Avilion) -- Avelut -- Avernus -- Baldacchino Tomb -- Banshee -- Bardo -- Barrow -- Barzakh -- Behesht -- Bhava-chakra -- Bhut (Bhuta) -- Black Death -- Body of Light -- Bon Festival (Japan) -- Book of the Craft of Dying -- Book of the Dead, Egyptian -- Book of the Dead, Tibetan (Bardo Thodol) -- Burial -- Burial, Basket -- Burial Clothes -- Burial, Scaffold -- Burial, Ship -- Burial, Sky -- Burial, Tree -- Cairn -- Canopic Jar, Chest -- Catacomb -- Cella -- Cemetery -- Cemetery, Animal -- Cenotaph -- Cerberus -- Chevra Kaddisha -- Ching-T'u -- Chinvat Bridge -- Chod (Tibetan spelling: gCod) -- Churel -- Cinerarium -- Cippus -- Cocytus -- Coffin -- Coffins, Egyptian -- Columbarium -- Committal Service -- Conclamatio Mortis -- Consecration Service -- Cremains -- Cremation -- Cromlech -- Crossroads -- Cubiculum Tomb -- Dagoba -- Dance of Death -- Danse Macabre -- Dead, The -- Death, Good -- Devachan (Theosophical) -- Dewachan (Tibetan Buddhist) -- Dia de los Muertos -- Dilmun -- Dis (Dis Pater) -- Dolmen -- Donn -- Dozakh -- Eidolon -- Elysion (Elysium) -- Erebus -- Eresh -- Erinys (plural Erinyes) -- Eumenides -- Exedra -- Fairy Mound -- February -- Feng-shui -- Festival of Ghosts (China) -- Fetch -- Fossores (Fossarii) -- Frasho-kereti (Frashen kerenaum ahum) -- Fravardigan -- Fravashi (Farohar) -- Funerary Customs -- Funerary Customs, African -- Funerary Customs, Ancient Egyptian -- Funerary Customs, Ancient Greek -- Funerary Customs, Ancient Indian -- Funerary Customs, Ancient Roman -- Funerary Customs, Arctic Eurasian -- Funerary Customs, Celtic -- Funerary Customs, Central Asian -- Funerary Customs, Chinese -- Funerary Customs, Christian -- Funerary Customs, Etruscan -- Funerary Customs, Hindu -- Funerary Customs, Jewish -- Funerary Customs, Lapp -- Funerary Customs, Mesopotamian -- Funerary Customs, Muslim -- Funerary Customs, Native North American -- Funerary Customs, Scandinavian -- Funerary Customs, Zoroastrian -- Fylgie (Fylgja) -- Games, Funeral (Greek) -- Games, Funeral (Irish) -- Garden, Funerary -- Gardens of Delight (Jannat al-Na'im) -- Gehenna -- Gimle (Gimli) -- Hades -- Hallowe'en -- Hamestegan -- Heaven, History of (Christian) -- Heaven, Origins of (Christian) -- Heavens, Buddhist -- Hel -- Hell, History of (Christian) -- Hell, Origins of (Christian) -- Hells, Buddhist -- Hisab -- House Tomb -- Hungry Ghost -- Hypocephalus -- Hypogeum -- Iblis -- Intercession -- Islands of the Blest -- Israfil -- 'Izra'il -- Jabmeaimo (Jamiaimo, Jamikasaimo) -- Jahannam -- Jizo -- Jodo -- Judgment, Last -- Judgment, Particular -- Kaddish -- Kama-dhatu -- Kamaloka -- Kamarupa -- Ker (plural Keres) -- Keri'ah -- Kigal -- Ksitigarbha -- Kurgan -- Lemuria -- Lethe -- Loculus Tomb -- Lucernarium/Luminarium -- Mag Mell -- Mara -- Mastaba -- Mausoleum -- Mausoleum, Islamic -- mChod rten -- Megalithic Tomb -- Mensa -- Met Mitzvah -- Morrigan (Mor-Rioghain, Morrigu) -- Mot (Mawet) -- Mound -- Mummification -- Naraka -- Near-Death Experience -- Necromancy -- Netherworlds, Chinese -- Niflheim (Niflheimr, Niflhel) -- Nirmanakaya -- Nirvana (Pali: Nibbana) -- Norns -- Odin (Ochinn) -- Orcus -- Osiris Bed -- Ossuary -- Otherworld, Irish -- Pall -- Paradise -- Parentalia (Dies Parentales) -- Patala -- Persephone -- Phlegethon (Pyriphlegethon) -- Pishacha -- Pit Graves, Early Egyptian -- Pitri -- Pitriloka -- Pitri-medha -- Pluto (Plutus) -- Poltergeist -- Pooka (Phooka, Puck) -- Pret (Preta, Peta) -- Pure Land -- Purgatory -- Pyramid, Egyptian -- Qiyama (Kiyama) -- Ragnarok -- Raksasa -- Red -- Refrigerium -- Refrigerium Interim -- Reincarnation, Eastern -- Reincarnation, Tribal -- Reincarnation, Western -- Reliquary -- Repha'im -- Reserve Head/Body -- Resurrection, Ancient Near East -- Resurrection, Christian -- Resurrection, Hebrew -- Ristakhez -- Rota (Ruta) -- Rupa-dhatu -- Sa'a -- Sallekhana (Jaina) -- Samhain (Samhuinn) -- Second Death -- Shabti (Ushabti, Shawabti) -- Sheloshim -- Sheol -- Shirat (al-Shirat al-Jahim) -- Shiva (Hindu) -- Shiva (Jewish) -- Shomer -- Shraddha -- Shroud -- Sid -- The Six Heavens -- Sleep -- Soul -- Soul, Buddhist -- Soul, Chinese -- Soul, Egyptian -- Soul, Greek -- Soul, Hindu -- Soul, Jewish -- Soul, Muslim -- Soul, Persian -- Soul Tablet -- Soul, Theosophical -- Soul, Zoroastrian -- Strigoi -- Stupa -- Styx -- Sukhavati -- Svarga -- Taj Mahal -- Tartaros -- Temple Tomb -- Ten Kings of Hell (Shih-wang) -- Tholos Tomb -- Ti-tsang -- Tohorah (Taharah) -- Tower of Silence -- Tower Tomb -- Tuatha De Danann -- Tumulus -- Undead -- Underworld -- Urn -- Valhalla (Valholl) -- Valkyrie -- Vampire -- Vrykolakas -- Water -- Yahrzeit -- Yama -- Yellow Springs (Huang-ch'uan) -- Yen-lo wang -- Yizkor
Control code
ocm50174667
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 438 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280720123
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ebs50174667
  • (CaAE) ebs50174667
  • (OCoLC)50174667
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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