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Collection of epitaphs and inscriptions, ancient and modern

Collection of epitaphs and inscriptions, ancient and modern

distinguished either for their wit, humour and singularity, elegance of composition, morality of sentiment, or celebrity of character : carefully selected from preceding publications, inculding many never before printed.

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Published by Lackington, Allen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epitaphs -- Great Britain,
  • Epitaphs.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCaldwell, Thomas
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], iv, 416 p.
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19169276M

    Published originally in London in under title: Everybody's book of epitaphs. Description: vii, pages. Series Title: Burt's library of the world's best books: Other Titles: Everybody's book of epitaphs. A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, ancient and modern, with an emblematical frontispiece.

    Ancient. Ancient Funeral Monuments England Ireland Weever Church Modern European Languages, Epitaphs Thirteen Graves, And Epitaphs, Silkscreen. Chronicles. Chronicles Of The Tombs A Select Collection Of Epitaphs Death Leather Book. Memorandum. Memorandum Of Epitaphs, Recipes, Potions And Comical. Select Epitaphs (published in ), Thomas Webb's New Select Collection of Epitaphs (published in ) and Thomas Caldwell's Select Collection of Ancient and Modern Epitaphs and Inscriptions (two editions, published in and ). These collections, modeled after Weever's, were compiled to "preserve memory from oblivion," to.

    A collection of epitaphs and inscriptions, ancient and modern distinquished either for their wit, humour, and singularity or celebrity of character. Carefully selected from preceding publications including many never before printed.   No less than 1, Jewish epitaphs—funerary inscriptions—are extant from ancient Palestine and the Diaspora dating to the Hellenistic and Roman-Byzantine periods ( B.C.E.– C.E.a). They tell us a great deal about the life and ideas of .


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Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Ancient and Modern. "Here lies"; being a collection of ancient and modern, humorous and queer inscriptions from tombstones. The New Amsterdam book company, New York, (Published originally in London in under title: Everybody's book of epitaphs).

- Jervise, Andrew. Epitaphs & inscriptions from burial grounds & old buildings in the north-east of Scotland. Some Selections From “Here Lies” A Book About Graveyard Epitaphs.

This book from whose full title is: Here Lies: Being a Collection of Ancient & Modern, Humorous and Queer Inscriptions from Tombstones compiled and edited by W.H. Howe, published by The New Amsterdam Book Company contains pages of fascinating epitaphs, mostly from Great Britain.

One-Line Epitaphs: Example This touching but short tombstone quote reminds us that love is the only thing in life that truly matters. IN LOVING MEMORY OF [Deceased’s Name] “Love is a light that never dims.” ~ One-Line Epitaphs: Example This line is from the lyrics for “Lord of the Dance.”.

Inscriptions of Pope Damasus — Chief characteristics of Christian epitaphs, their hopefulness — They reflect contemporary history and general state of Christian thought and feeling at different periods — Ancient Christian epitaphs in other countries ; Great Britain, Spain, and Gaul — Conclusion, Index of Greek Names and Words,   The ancient Greeks loved this.

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It’s divided into fifteen or sixteen “books.” The table of contents is a sketch. Howe, W."Here lies": being a collection of ancient and modern, humorous and queer inscriptions from tombstones / compiled and edited by W.H.

Howe Printed and bound for The New Amsterdam Book Company [New York] Wikipedia Citation. "Here lies"; being a collection of ancient and modern, humorous and queer inscriptions from tombstones. Proportions of dated and undated inscriptions of first six centuries — Their chronological distribution — Present book confined to first four centuries — Dated inscriptions extraordinarily rare during this period — Mode of distinguishing undated inscriptions — Two great classes of Christian epitaphs known by certain tokens — In the most ancient, no note of length of life or day of.

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Books & Articles. Many books and scholarly articles provide historical epitaphs and translations. In addition to these ancient texts, the collection includes two medieval inscriptions (one a brickstamp), one apparent forgery of a Latin epitaph inscribed on a genuine Roman ash urn, and what appears to be an exact copy of the fragmentary consular fasti from Teanum Sidicinum in central Italy, of which the original is preserved at the American.

Epitaphs Of The Catacombs; Or, Christian Inscriptions In Rome During The First Four Centuries: CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY.

Universal use of epitaphs ; their purpose ; their brevity ; usefulness and interest — Number of ancient Christian epitaphs known; not a seventh part of what once existed — Causes of their destruction in ancient, mediaeval, and modern times — Dispersion of. Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history.

It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can be used. It outlines the limitations as well as the advantages of the different types of evidence covered.

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