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Ars Moriendi The Art of Dying

Published/ Created in Paris, for André Bocard, 12 Feb. 1453.  The Ars Moriendi, or “art of dying,” is a body of Christian literature that provided practical guidance for the dying and those attending them. These manuals informed the dying about what to expect, and prescribed prayers, actions, and attitudes that would lead to a “good death”. 

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