charnel house


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charnel house

A building or chamber for the deposit of the bones of the dead.
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Look out, too, for the Charnel House. It was built as a crypt in the 14th century and for more than 200 years was a store for human bones.
CARDIFF: The Moon Club (029 2037 3022), Legend, The Elijah, Demoraliser, Fall Against Fate, Wolfpack, Break A Sweat, Charnel House. 7pm, doors.
She was tucked into a narrow room at the Broad Street Charnel House, living out her last days.
As she prepared to wrap "Stoker" late last month, DePrez was eager to get back to the converted 1790s Dutch barn in upstate New York she shares with her husband Joe Stefko, a drummer who's worked with John Cale, Meatloaf and the Turtles, and who runs the limited-edition publishing company, Charnel House. But she doubted she'd be able to sit still for long.
The crucial battle for Avranches is given excellent coverage, as is the charnel house of the Falaise Pocket, with its confusing orders, clashing egos, and escaping German troops.
American forces destroyed the country's system of ordered tyranny, turning the country into a bloody charnel house, killing hundreds of thousands and forcing millions to flee.
A visitor looks at The Charnel House as part of Picasso: Peace And Freedom at Tate Liverpool
Colonial policies such as free trade, levies for war and land settlements were the principal causes of the famines that reduced the richest province of the Mughal Empire, Bengal, into a charnel house.
162), opining that Shakespeare expressed a shallow but sincere wish that his bones not be moved to a charnel house, whereas readers 'yearn for a more profound sincerity' (p.
Donald Ortner and Bruno Frohlich provide a model and set a new standard for ancient Near Eastern bioarchaeological or osteoarchaeological research and publication with this volume on the shaft tombs and Charnel House burials excavated in 1977, 1979, and 1981 from EBA 1 Bab edh-Dhra', Jordan.
Here the historic trail in the hills above the town takes in the imposing Church of St Anthony, built on the Italian Charnel House, which contains the remains of 7,014 Italian soldiers who perished in the fighting in the Upper Soca Valley.