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P. Kayafas / S. Golopentia - The Merry Cemetery of Sapanta - 2007

P. Kayafas / S. Golopentia - The Merry Cemetery of Sapanta - 2007

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P. Kayafas / S. Golopentia - The Merry Cemetery of Sapanta - 2007
Sociology - Quantity: 1 - Book


The Merry Cemetery is a cultural monument protected by UNESCO and one of the most famous cemeteries in the world.

The Merry Cemetery (Romanian: Cimitirul Vesel pronounced [t͡ʃimiˈtirul ˈvesel]) is a cemetery in the village of Săpânța, Maramureş county, Romania. It is famous for its brightly colored tombstones with naïve paintings describing, in an original and poetic manner, the people who are buried there in addition to scenes from their lives. The Merry Cemetery became an open-air museum and a national tourist attraction.

Superb work dedicated to this cemetery. Includes wonderful photographs of P. kayafas, an essay by S. Golopentia and translation of epitaphs by A.G. Sahlean. Bilingual, Romanian-English book.

Very clean book.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Sociology
Author/ Illustrator
P. Kayafas / S. Golopentia
Book Title
The Merry Cemetery of Sapanta
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Bilingual, English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Purple Martin Press New York
Binding/ Material
Softback
Number of pages
117
Dimensions
24×16 cm
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