The punishment of death.: Concerning an archaeological excavation of an execution site in Vadstena (Sweden)
2012 (English)In: Richtstättenarchäologie 3 / [ed] Jost Auler, Dormagen: archaeotopos - buchverlag , 2012, 1, 154-159 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
This article consists of three sections and is a summary of a book about an archeological excavation of an execution site in Vadstena, Sweden. In the section "Forgotten Graves at the Gallows Hill" (Emma Karlsson) mainly concernes the archaeological excavations at Vadstena, but also briefly mentions the compilation of fourteen other excavations. The section "To this, Nobody can be indifferent (Caroline Arcini) deals with the osteological analysis. In the third section "Alienation from society and the symbolism of punishment" (Annika Sandén) the lives of people living on the outer reaches of society during the sixteenth and sevenetenth century are illuminated.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Dormagen: archaeotopos - buchverlag , 2012, 1. 154-159 p.
Research subject History
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-82897ISBN: 978-3-938473-17-7OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-82897DiVA: diva2:572986