|Author||Wioletta Szafarczyk (Kielce)|
|Title||Visions of the funeral in testaments of the Małopolska and Wielkopolska nobility from the 16th to the 18th centuries
|Keywords||funeral of the nobility, testaments of the nobility, Polish nobility, Sarma-tism, culture of the nobility|
Testaments of the nobility from the Old Polish period are an excellent source presenting various visions of the funeral. In the last wills, we find various information about the Chris-tian funeral ceremony, the type of coffin, funeral dress, number of candles, the place of burial and a contemptuous attitude towards one’s body after death.