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Shine On...Epitaphs

It’s not a thing that most people like to think about if they can help it.

Death, that is.

I’ve had reason to do just that a few times of late. 470 more words


Commemorating Pennant Inside and Out

Commemorating famous people through the medium of stone is a ubiquitous dimension of villages, towns and cities across the land and part of our Blue Plaque culture. 471 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Saturday Smiles - Epitaphs

Cemeteries are fascinating places.

They give glimpses into a person’s essence

as much as they raise  curiosity

sometimes sadness

sometimes unanswered questions…

A widow wrote this epitaph in a Vermont cemetery: 261 more words

Steps For Peace

Come Sweet Hilarus

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CFP: Rulers on Display, Toronto, 26-27 April 2019

Rulers on Display: Tombs and Epitaphs of Princes and the Well-Born in Northern Europe 1470-1670

Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria College in the University of Toronto, April 26 – 27, 2019… 407 more words

News And Events

Here lies Martin Elginbrod,

Have mercy on my soul, Lord God,

As I would do were I Lord God,

And Thou were Martin Elginbrod.

Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers; Edinburgh, 1990


Here lies Andrew MacPherson,
Wo was a peculiar person;
He stood six foot two
Without his shoe
And he was slew,
At Waterloo.

Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers; Edinburgh, 1990