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Episode 126: One Whose Name Was Writ in Water: Epitaphs for the Dead, from the Romans to Today

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Often the few words of an epitaph are all that we can use to know them from their tombstone. Today I trace the origins of epitaphs, and the somewhat bumpy road that brought them to the present day. What do they say not only about the person they memorialize, but about society as a whole?
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Often the few words of an epitaph are all that we can use to know them from their tombstone. Today I trace the origins of epitaphs, and the somewhat bumpy road that brought them to the present day. What do they say not only about the person they memorialize, but about society as a whole?
Email: tombwithaviewpodcast@gmail.com
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