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Epitaphs and Funerary Art. What will they say about us when we are dead?. Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang. Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang. Mausoleum of Augustus. Photo from livius.org. Mausoleum of Hadrian. Roman sarcophagus with married couple. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Epitaphs

Epitaphs and Funerary ArtWhat will they say about us when we are dead?1Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang

Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang

Mausoleum of Augustus

Photo from livius.orgMausoleum of Hadrian

Roman sarcophagus with married couple

The couple are clasping right hands (dextrarum iunctio) with Cupid holding a wedding torch.Munich, Glyptothek. Credits: Barbara McManus, 1988

6cinerary urn

name of dead woman is Thana Ancarui Thelesa; Etruscan, 150-100 BCELondon, British Museum. Credits: Barbara McManus, 1999 7sarcophagus of male child with relief of Prometheus story

Roman, third century CECapitoline museum, Rome. Credits: Barbara McManus, 1979

8Sarcophagus of "the Magnate"

Tarquinia. Credits: Susan Bonvallet, 1994 9Sarcophagus of a Roman man and his wife, in the Louvre.

SLIDES OF JO ANN HAUGHTON 10Etruscan sarcophagus of the Married Couple from Banditaccia

SLIDES OF SUE OLSEN 11Sarcophagus of the Married Couple

Photos from http://www.ou.edu/class/ahi4163/files/main.html12Sarcophagus of the Married Couple

Photos from http://www.ou.edu/class/ahi4163/files/main.html13Cavalry Tombstone of Longinus

Barbara F. McManus 14Cavalry Tombstone of M. Aemilius Durises

Barbara F. McManus 15Epitaphs at the Capitoline Museum

Bill Thayers Lacus Curtius16L. Avillus Dionysius, horse trainer

Translated: Aquilo, ?grandfoal of Aquilo, won 130 races, placed 88 times, and showed 37 times. Hirpinus, ?foal of Aquilo, won 114 races, placed 56 times, and showed 36 times. To the gods of the afterlife: Claudia Helice erected this for Lucius Avillus Dionysius, trainer of the Red Team, her most worthy spouse. Photo and translation from Lacus Curtius17Numerius Quinctius, an actor

Translated: In line 1, ) would stand for an (unnamed) woman: )) stands for two women; or, conceivably, several. 1 NVMERIVS QVINCTIVS )) LIBERTVS COMICVS SIBI ET QVINCTIAE PRIMILLAE COLLIBERTAE ET CONIVGI SVAE VIXI CVM EA ANNOS XXX Numerius Quinctius, a former slave freed by women, an actor: for myself and for Quinctia Primilla who was freed with me and was my wife. Ilived with her 30years. Photo and translation from Lacus Curtius18Epitaphs Asumus mortales, immortales non sumusnihil sumus et fuimus mortales. respice, lector, in nihil ab nihilo quam cito recidimus.Epitaph BT. Cissonius, Quinti filius, Sergianus, veteranus legionis quintae Gallicae. Dum vixi, bibi libenter. Bibite vos qui vivitis.Epitaphs Cvirum expecto meum.sustineo in aeterno toro adventum tuum.

Epitaphs Drogo te, viator, monumento huic nil male feceris.ne quis hic urinam faciat.quod feceris et tibi alius faciet.Epitaphs Ehic sita est Amymone Marci optima et pulcherrima lanifica pia pudica frugalis casta domisedahic iacet Helpidius fatis extinctus iniquis egregius iuvenis, causarum orator honestus. qui vixit annos XX.Epitaphs Fstans exit.D(is) m(anibus) et memoriae aetern(ae). L(uci) Secundi Octavi, Treveri, acerbissima morte defuncti, qui cum ex incendio seminudus effugisset, posthabita cura salutis, dum aliquit e flammis eripere conatur, ruina parietis oppressus naturae socialem spiritum corpusque origini reddiditEpitaphs Gpater filio quod filius patri facere debuerat.t(u) m(ihi) d(ebueras) f(acere), n(on) ego tibi.Epitaph Hquod tu es ego fui, quod nunc sum et tu eris.

Your turn!Hic iacet Magistra, in ludo extincta, docta, amata, beata. Viator, disce et sape!Epitaph Worksheet: Fill in the blanks following steps 1-4.Show worksheet to teacher for approval.When approved, design a construction paper tombstone with your epitaph.