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The Ossuary as Memento Mori

Memento Mori by Bohdan Chlibec My rating: 5 of 5 stars My husband Mason bought me this beautiful book at the Franz Kafka Bookstore on the Old Town Square in Prague. It’s listed on Amazon.com for $140, but let me … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #38: the Bone Chapel of Kutná Hora

Sedlec Ossuary (Kostnice) Zamecká 127, Kutná Hora – Sedlec, 284 03 Czech Republic Information Center telephone +420 326 551 049 English email: ic@sedlec.info Founded: After 1400 Number of skeletons: up to 40,000 Open: Daily November – February from 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #15: The Capuchin Catacomb of Rome

The Capuchin Catacomb of Rome Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini Via Vittorio Veneto, 27 Rome, Italy 00187 Telephone: 06/4871185 Decorations completed: 1764 Number of skeletons used to decorate the chapels: 4000 Size: 6 small rooms Open: 9-noon, … Continue reading

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