memento mori


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memento mori

an object, such as a skull, intended to remind people of the inevitability of death

Memento mori

An image meant to serve as a reminder of death, usually a human skull or skeleton.
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In continued support of their triumphant sophomore album, Memento Mori, FLYLEAF is going to put on an unforgettable show every night.
This elegantly composed memento mori leaves us with a deep sense of sadness and anger Back to grind: Tatum Magic Mike as we watch the singer totter towards oblivion.
His elegantly composed memento mori leaves us with a deep sense of sadness as we watch the singer totter towards oblivion, seemingly with no one to shepherd her away from the edge.
In Memento Mori world-class photographer Koudounaris travels world-wide and presents photographs of the way other cultures treat the remains of their dead after the funeral ceremonies are concluded.
Dianne, 55, who runs a wedding dress shop in Ashington, Northumberland, started her research after a relative handed her a memento mori card for a boy called James Walter Robert Webber who died aged seven in 1888.
Shirokane Art Complex 5th Anniversary Exhibition: Memento Mori - Eros & Thanatos, curated by Hiroshi Sugimoto
It was based on the story Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan, and directed by his brother Christopher.
With Caldwell on their minds and in their hearts, FLYLEAF is currently in the midst of recording their follow-up to 2009's Memento Mori due in stores this summer via A&M/Octone Records.
It's a gentler equivalent of a memento mori tomb, those medieval reminders in old churches that no matter how grand we may have been in life, death takes us all away eventually.
English and literature scholars from the US and UK examine Spark as both Scottish and a world author; in the contexts of late twentieth-century culture, modernity, gender, the theme of treason, and her self-reflexive treatment of authors; and specific works such as The Mandelbaum Gate, The Driver's Seat, Memento Mori, The Abbess of Crewe, and Loitering with Intent.
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HEADY HEIGHTS: Memento Mori by aerial company Ockham's Razor