burial, normal


burial, normal
   see *funerals.

A Dictionary of English folklore. . 2014.

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  • Burial at sea — for two casualties of a Japanese submarine attack on the US aircraft carrier USS Liscome Bay, November 1943 Burial at sea describes the procedure of disposing of human remains in the ocean, normally from a ship or boat. It is regularly performed… …   Wikipedia

  • BURIAL — In the Bible Decent burial was regarded to be of great importance in ancient Israel, as in the rest of the ancient Near East. Not only the Egyptians, whose extravagant provision for the dead is well known, but also the peoples of Mesopotamia… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • burial, irregular —    Traditionally, outcasts in life were outcasts in death. In early modern England, The infliction of damage upon the corpses of executed criminals the quartering of traitors, and the use of dissection upon murderers historically constituted a… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • burial with grave-goods —    In pagan burials and cremations, the dead body was often (though not invariably) accompanied by jewellery, weapons, food, and drink, and sometimes a horse or dog, presumably its possessions in life. Christianity abolished the custom for… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Christian Burial —     Christian Burial     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Burial     The interment of a deceased person with ecclesiastical rites in consecrated ground. The Jews and most of the nations of antiquity buried their dead. Amongst the Greeks and… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Christian burial — Ascension Parish burial ground, Cambridge, UK. A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with specifically Christian ecclesiastical rites; typically, in consecrated ground. Until recent times Christians generally objected to cremation …   Wikipedia

  • The Premature Burial — Infobox Book | name = The Premature Burial title orig = translator = image caption = Illustration for The Premature Burial by Harry Clarke, 1919. author = Edgar Allan Poe country = flagicon|USA United States language = English series = genre =… …   Wikipedia

  • The Burial of the Count of Orgaz — Infobox Painting| title=The Burial of the Count of Orgaz artist=El Greco year=1586 1588 type=oil on canvas height=460 width=360 city=Toledo, Spain museum=Santo Tomé The Burial of the Count of Orgaz is a painting by El Greco, a painter, sculptor,… …   Wikipedia

  • Crate 'n Burial — Infobox Television episode | Title = Crate n Burial Series = Caption = Laura Garas wakes up inside the dark crate and discovers she s been buried alive. Season = 1 Episode = 3 Guests= Judith Scott (Dr Jenna Williams) Sam Jones III (James Moore)… …   Wikipedia

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium