Roman Burials

Rebecca Walsh
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Roman Funerals and Burials

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Roman Burials
1 Life after death
1.1 Spirit went to underworld
1.1.1 Hades River Styx Charon
1.2 A Coin placed in mouth
2 Funerals
2.1 Noisy affairs
2.2 Body placed on a litter
2.2.1 carried by 8 men
2.3 Mourners
2.3.1 Musicians
2.3.2 Torch carriers Professional wailers
3 Funerals to forum
3.1 Speeches
3.1.1 Stone coffin or cremated Early christianity catacombs
4 4th Century - Introduction of Christianity
4.1 Became official religion of Rome
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