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Epitaphs : a dying art

Author: Samuel Fanous
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Epitaphs brings together more than 250 epitaphs from cemeteries, churchyards, monuments, and historical records. Some announce the cause of death with a surprisingly macabre sense of humor: "Here lies John Ross. Kicked by a hoss." Others wryly remind readers of their own impending mortality, such as a tombstone whose rhyming inscription reads "As I am now you will surely be. / Prepare thyself to follow me." In death  Read more...
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Genre/Form: epitaphs
Epitaphs
Épitaphes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Fanous
ISBN: 9781851244515 1851244514
OCLC Number: 951720266
Description: 156 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Fanous.

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Epitaphs are a unique artform. This book brings together over 250 epitaphs from cemeteries, churchyards, funerary monuments and historical records - spanning the centuries with the best and most  Read more...

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