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Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

For Hindus the normal means of corpse disposal is cremation; however, the bodies of children (who have not yet entered on the ritual life) and of saṃnyāsins and other ascetics (who are...

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burial

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

For Hindus the normal means of corpse disposal is cremation; however, the bodies of children (who have not yet entered on the ritual life) and of saṃnyāsins and other ascetics (who are...

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burial

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 99 words.

For Hindus the normal means of corpse disposal is cremation; however, the bodies of children (who have not yet

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burial

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 161 words.

Because of the high temperatures in Palestine, it was desirable to dispose of dead bodies as soon as the appropriate

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burial

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 161 words.

Because of the high temperatures in Palestine, it was desirable to dispose of dead bodies as soon as the appropriate

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Burial

Hugh Baker.

in Ancestral Images

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 1036 words.

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burial

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 6 words.

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Burial

Mihwa Choi.

in Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China

December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: East Asian Religions. 17220 words.

Burials had become a focal point of some Confucian efforts to build a socio-moral order based on Confucian norms. “Simple burial,” idealized by scholar-officials, used a simple pit tomb...

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Burial

Edited by Lawrence H. Schiffman and James C. VanderKam.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

January 2000; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 4 words.

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Burial

Michel Lauwers.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 854 words.

In the Middle Ages, inhumation in the parish cemetery was the usual form of Christian burial. But the institutional

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 235 words.

• beau idéal, ideal, real, surreal • labial • microbial • connubial • adverbial, proverbial • prandial • radial

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