Cemetery Safari. I morti non sono mai stati così divertenti

Author: Claudia Vannucci

Language: Italiano

Summary: È inutile far finta di niente: prima o poi al cimitero ci finiamo tutti, artisti e re, ricchi e poveri, soldati e civili. Quello che cambia è come vogliamo essere ricordati.

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Burying the Dead: An Archaeological History of Burial Grounds, Graveyards and Cemeteries

Author: Lorraine Evans

Language: English

Summary: Follow the author as they excavate human remains buried inside an ancient Kirk and reassess the influence of Ancient Egypt upon funerary architecture.

Deep in the heart of North Yorkshire, at a place called Walkington Wold, there lies a rather unusual burial ground, an Anglo-Saxon execution cemetery. Twelve skeletons were unearthed by archaeologists, ten without skulls, later examination of the skeletons revealed that their owners were all subjected to judicial execution by decapitation, one of which required several blows. Continue reading “Burying the Dead: An Archaeological History of Burial Grounds, Graveyards and Cemeteries”

Changer l’eau des fleurs

Author: Valérie Perrin Language: Français Summary: Violette Toussaint est garde-cimetière dans une petite ville de Bourgogne. Les gens de passage et les habitués viennent se réchauffer dans sa loge où rires et larmes se mélangent au café qu’elle leur offre. Son quotidien est rythmé par leurs confidences. Un jour, parce qu’un homme et une femme ont décidé de reposer ensemble dans son carré de terre, … Continue reading Changer l’eau des fleurs

Tumbas. Tombe di poeti e pensatori

Author: Cees Nooteboom, Fulvio Ferrari (Translator), Simone Sassen (Photographer)

Language: Italiano

Summary: «La maggior parte dei morti tace. Per i poeti non è così. I poeti continuano a parlare.» Perché comunicano a ognuno qualcosa di personale e accompagnano diversi momenti della nostra vita, innescando con noi un dialogo intimo al di sopra dello spazio e del tempo. Continue reading “Tumbas. Tombe di poeti e pensatori”

Spoon River Anthology

Author: Edgar Lee Masters

Language: English

Summary: The Spoon River Anthology is a collection of 245 free-verse epitaphs in the form of monologues. They are spoken from beyond the grave by former residents of a dreary, confining small town like those Masters himself had known during his Illinois boyhood.

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