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In 1667, the oration at the interment was forbidden by royal order.
The mode of interment, however, is the same as that practised in Rome, and the loculi and arcosolia differ by little in the two.
The reason is that interment appears not to have been practised by the river-drift hunters, and the only bones likely to be found would be those accidentally preserved in caves or rock-shelters.
The result was a difficulty as to burial, which was compromised by hurried interment at the abbey of Scellieres in Champagne, anticipating the interdict of the bishop of the diocese by an hour or two.
Distinct rank was accorded to aldermen, and in the Liber Albus we are told that " it is a matter of experience that ever since the year of our Lord 1350, at the sepulture of aldermen, the ancient custom of interment with baronial honours was observed."Advertisement
They contain clear indication of the interment of martyrs.
The construction of the Via Venti Settembre gave occasion for the discovery of a number of tombs, 85 in all, the bulk of which dated from the end of the 5th and the 4th centuries B.C. The bodies had in all cases been cremated, and were buried in small shaft graves, the interment itself being covered by a slab of limestone.
During the night following the interment, called the Night of Desolation, or that of Solitude, the soul being believed to remain with the body that one night, fikis are engaged at the house of the deceased to recite various portions of the Koran, and, commonly, to repeat the first clause of the profession of the faith, There is no God but God, three thousand times.
A crematorium was completed in 1909, and cremation instead of interment has since been urged by the District commissioners.
He died in 1357 at Perugia, where a magnificent monument recorded the interment of his remains in the church of San Francisco, by the simple inscription of "Ossa Bartoli."Advertisement
After temporary interment at Washington, his body was removed to the tomb at North Bend, Ohio, where it now lies.
Where any part of the country appears to be threatened with or is affected by any formidable epidemic, endemic or infectious disease, the Local Government Board may make regula tions for the speedy interment of the dead, house-tohouse visitation, the provision of medical aid and accommodation, the promotion of cleansing, ventilation and disinfection, and the guarding against the spread of disease.
His body was brought to Amesbury for interment; the funeral services were held in the open air, and conducted after the simple rites of the Friends, in the presence of a large concourse, certain of whom " spake as they were moved " in tribute to the bard.
After the interment, the dog refused to leave the graveside.
Douglas was buried in the church of the Savoy, where a monumental brass (removed from its proper site after the fire in 1864) still records his death and interment.Advertisement
In Turkish cemeteries the cypress "Dark tree, still sad when others' grief is fled, The only constant mourner o'er the dead" is the most striking feature, the rule being to plant one for each interment.
Starting with the firmest belief in the old traditional view, his own researches by degrees opened his eyes to the truth, now universally recognized, that the catacombs were exclusively the work of the Christians, and were constructed for the interment of the dead.
Interment in rock-hewn tombs, " as the manner of the Jews is to bury," had been practised in Rome by the Jewish settlers for a considerable period anterior to the rise of the Christian Church.
There would, therefore, be nothing extraordinary in the fact that a community, always identified in the popular heathen mind with the Jewish faith, should adopt the mode of interment belonging to that religion.
These graves are only excavated to a depth which will allow one interment but cremated remains may also be interred.Advertisement
To arrange an interment, contact a Funeral Director who will make all necessary arrangements with the Cemeteries Section.
A funeral service followed by interment took place at St Barnabas Church on May 2 nd.
Markers are placed on every tenth row and there is provision for a second interment in each plot.
The first interment was Father Charles in November 1961.
A memorial removed for the purpose of a further interment shall be transported from the Cemetery grounds.Advertisement
A fee (applicable on the date of the burial) is payable for each subsequent interment.
Cemetery interment became a regular trade in the hands of the fossores, or grave-diggers, who appear to have established a kind of property in the catacombs, and whose greed of gain led to that destruction of the religious paintings with which the walls were decorated, for the quarrying of fresh loculi, to which we have already alluded.
Burials on land are performed in special green cemeteries where all of the deceased have this type of interment.
Arlington National Cemetery's burial rights and eligibility are very specific, although they differ slightly depending on the type of interment wanted.
It was accepted as an unquestionable fact by every one who undertook to describe the catacombs, that the Christians of Rome, finding in the labyrinthine mazes of the exhausted arenariae, which abounded in the environs of the city, whence the sand used in building had been extracted, a suitable place for the interment of their martyred brethren, where also the sacred rites accompanying the interment might be celebrated without fear of interruption, took possession of them and used them as cemeteries.Advertisement
He died in his house at Wimbledon on the 18th of March 1812, and his body was buried with that of his mother at Ealing, the tomb which he had prepared in the garden attached to his house at Wimbledon being found unsuitable for the interment.
It is therefore manifest that these words were written after his interment.
Sometimes, instead of a chamber formed above ground, the barrow covered a pit excavated for the interment under the original surface.
In the absence of any of His Majesty's ships he is senior naval officer; he looks after men left behind as stragglers, or in hospital or prison, and sends them on in due course to the nearest ship. He is also empowered by statute to advance for the erection or maintenance of Anglican churches, hospitals, and places of interment sums equal to the amount subscribed for the purpose by the resident British subjects.
The Westminster Directory which superseded the Book of Common Order also enjoins interment "without any ceremony," such being stigmatized as "no way beneficial to the dead and many ways hurtful to the living."Advertisement
He returned home from the interment alone, having left his disciples to complete this work.
Burial takes place in family mausoleums, walled up after each interment; but Akils are buried in their own houses.
Hundreds of local people attended and followed the cortege the three miles to the cemetery at Leazes for the interment.
Cremated Remains Graves The cremated Remains Graves The cremated remains section at Preston Cemetery is for the interment of cremated human remains.
His work, Monumenti delle anti christiane primitive, is the first in which the strange misconception, received with unquestioning faith by earlier writers, that the catacombs were exhausted sand-pits adapted by the Christians to the purpose of interment, was dispelled, and the true history of their formation demonstrated.Advertisement
Interment in the wall-recess or loculus, though infinitely the most common, was not the only mode employed in the catacombs.
The custom of subterranean interment gradually died out, and entirely ceased with the sack of Rome by Alaric, A.D.