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  • EPITAPHS — Commemorative inscriptions marking the place of burial were known at the time of the First Temple following the custom of the other Oriental nations, in particular the Phoenicians. The most elaborate as yet discovered is a rock carved inscription …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • epitaphs — ep·i·taph || epɪtɑːf n. inscription on a gravestone commemorating a deceased person …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Early Roman Christian Cemeteries —     Early Roman Christian Cemeteries     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Early Roman Christian Cemeteries     This article treats briefly of the individual catacomb cemeteries in the vicinity of Rome. For general information on the Roman catacombs, see …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • epitaph — epitaphic /ep i taf ik/, adj. epitaphist, n. epitaphless, adj. /ep i taf , tahf /, n. 1. a commemorative inscription on a tomb or mortuary monument about the person buried at that site. 2. a brief poem or other writing in praise of a deceased… …   Universalium

  • Roman Catacombs — • The subject is covered under the headings: I. Position; II. History; III. Inscriptions; IV. Paintings; V. Sarcophagi; VI. Small Objects Found in the Catacombs; and VII. Catacombs outside Rome Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Roman… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Early Christian Inscriptions —     Early Christian Inscriptions     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Early Christian Inscriptions     Inscriptions of Christian origin form, as non literary remains, a valuable source of information on the development of Christian thought and life in… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Early Christian inscriptions — form, as non literary remains, a valuable source of information on the development of Christian thought and life in the early Church. They may be divided into three main classes: sepulchral inscriptions, epigraphic records, and inscriptions… …   Wikipedia

  • Chronogram — A chronogram is a sentence or inscription in which specific letters, interpreted as numerals, stand for a particular date when rearranged. The word, meaning time writing , derives from the Greek words chronos ( time ) and gramma ( letter ). In… …   Wikipedia

  • Epitaph — For other uses, see Epitaph (disambiguation). Not to be confused with epigraph. An epitaph (from Greek ἐπιτάφιον epitaphion a funeral oration from ἐπί epi at, over and τάφος taphos tomb )[1] is a short text honoring a deceased person, strictly… …   Wikipedia

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