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Epic funerals versus ‘real’ funerals – a comparison of ancient Greek funerals with Homeric funerals

Death is very common in Homeric epics and therefore, so are funerals. Homer spends a lot of time describing these funerals. He goes through great lengths to give a very detailed description of how the deceased are mourned and taken care of, especially for his heroes. 1,578 more words

General

Duterte To Arrange Marcos' Burial In Libingan Ng Mga Bayani To Remove The Hatred Of Filipinos! Must See!

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Up until now, there is an on-going debate on the accomplishments and the negative impact that the late president Ferdinand Marcos did to the country during his term. 12 more words

Duterte favors Marcos burial at Libingan Ng Mga Bayani to ‘erase hatred’

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President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will be fulfilling his promise of allowing the hero’s burial for the late former president Ferdinand Marcos  19 more words

Ireland - the wooden crosses of Kilmore Parish

There is a collection of wooden crosses by the side of the road in Wexford, outside Kilmore village at a place called Brandy Cross. Each cross bears the name of a deceased person. 125 more words

Travel

The Faces of Angels

“Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as raven’s claws.”

– Jim Morrison

If there is a true icon of cemetery art, it has to be the angel. 276 more words

Headstones

Philippine dictator Marcos to get hero's burial: Duterte

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

DAVAO: Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos will finally be allowed a hero’s burial, the nation’s controversial incoming president said Monday (May 23), in what would be a huge win for the late strongman’s family as it pursues a return to power. 425 more words

Current Affairs

Unrest in Peace: The Unpopular Dead and Zombie Mean Girls

“From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first” – Bertolt Brecht

Dead people can be so cliquish, particularly when it comes to who they are buried with.  1,459 more words

Anthropology