1.7 Death and Burial


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Death and Burial

Practices and beliefs surrounding death and burial.

Greece

the preparation of the body (including prothesis)
funerary procession (including ekphora)
burial of the body (including use of stelai)
festivals for the dead and the ancestors (including Genesia)

Rome

the preparation of the body (including funeral clubs)
funerary procession
burial of the body
festivals for the dead and the ancestors (including Parentalia and Lemuria)