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Tolli fortunae discrimen in morte? Funeraire cultuur en romanisatie in hellenistisch Clusium

(2015) TETRADIO. 24. p.163-187
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From the end of the third century BC onwards, the funerary culture of the Etruscan city of Chiusi saw the gradual disappearance of the most expensive containers and tombs. At the same time, there was first a dramatic increase in the number of such monuments, followed by an equally sharp decline in the first century BC. This combined evolution has traditionally been explained using sumptuary laws which should have constrained funerary expenditure. However, a close examination of the local evidence reveals that this is not only unlikely, but also does not explain why there was a social and cultural need to constrain these funerary objects in the first place. Using the concepts of distinction and habitus developed by Bourdieu, this paper analyses the developments in funerary practice by focusing on social interactions within and between elites and non-elites. This gives both groups agency in a complex social, cultural and political process that caused the criteria for distinction to change, ultimately making funerary culture less important for status differentiation in the rapidly changing context of Roman Italy.
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Chiusi, Clusium, funerair, luxe, Etrurië, romanisatie, Italia, hellenisatie, distinction, habitus, sumptuair

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Daveloose, Alexis. “Tolli Fortunae Discrimen in Morte? Funeraire Cultuur En Romanisatie in Hellenistisch Clusium.” Ed. Kristoffel Demoen. TETRADIO 24 (2015): 163–187. Print.
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Daveloose, A. (2015). Tolli fortunae discrimen in morte? Funeraire cultuur en romanisatie in hellenistisch Clusium. (Kristoffel Demoen, Ed.)TETRADIO, 24, 163–187.
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Daveloose, Alexis. 2015. “Tolli Fortunae Discrimen in Morte? Funeraire Cultuur En Romanisatie in Hellenistisch Clusium.” Ed. Kristoffel Demoen. Tetradio 24: 163–187.
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Daveloose, Alexis. 2015. “Tolli Fortunae Discrimen in Morte? Funeraire Cultuur En Romanisatie in Hellenistisch Clusium.” Ed. Kristoffel Demoen. Tetradio 24: 163–187.
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Daveloose A. Tolli fortunae discrimen in morte? Funeraire cultuur en romanisatie in hellenistisch Clusium. Demoen K, editor. TETRADIO. 2015;24:163–87.
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A. Daveloose, “Tolli fortunae discrimen in morte? Funeraire cultuur en romanisatie in hellenistisch Clusium,” TETRADIO, vol. 24, pp. 163–187, 2015.
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  title        = {Tolli fortunae discrimen in morte? Funeraire cultuur en romanisatie in hellenistisch Clusium},
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