Death in History

 


Traditions
 
Funeral traditions, burial rites and ritual; bodies and the spirit within them through history.  Belief and funerary processes, including embalming and disposal.

Crime 
From Vlad the Impaler, to Ted Bundy and the murderers in between, covering many types and topics related to the law and murder.

Movies 
Movies that rock our greatest fears and make us cover our eyes.  Horror movie reviews, hack and slash, why blood gets to us.

Afterlife 
From religious beliefs, to psychic phenomena, this section houses articles and interesting reads about the time beyond mortal death.
 

News Bits

10 truly bizarre Victorian deaths
Life in Victorian times was arguably considerably more dangerous than now, if the newspaper reports of the time are anything to go by, writes Jeremy Clay.

 Catholic Burial Law
Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead
About Eternal Reefs  
A Guide to Glass Caskets

Cremation: A Sometimes Difficult Subject  
British skeleton could unearth Medieval mysteries

Conquering Death: A Commentary on Buddha's Words 
An Opening: Revisiting An Old Loss
A Brief History of Golden Caskets 
Pod Coffins - Become a Tree

 

 

The Taj Mahal - A Symbol Of Devotion   
Real Ghosts Ghost Hunting and Quantum Physics 
The Afterlife Experience

Is Death Really the End or the Window to A New Beginning? 
Life After Death 
Fear Of Death And Darkness Phobia 
Cultivate a Friendship with Death 
Life After Death - Is it really necessary that we prove it? 
When I First Saw Ghosts
 
Death changes perspective



Did Colorado Kill Doc Holliday?   
Death Penaly and Killing In War
The Death Penalty, Is it Good Or Bad?

Did you know ... In Texas, it is illegal to curse in front of, 
or indecently expose oneself to, a corpse.

Putting salt on a railroad track can be punishable by death in the state of Alabama.

In Connorsville, Wisconsin a man is legally prohibited from 
shooting a gun while his female partner is having an orgasm.

Crime Library

 


 

Cinemorgue     Dead People Server     Celebrity Dead Pool

Review of Diana Princess of Wales Documentary

"The Others"   
A MUST SEE movie!  

For those who love a great ghost story, The Others is an incredible movie.
 A real delight for ghost lovers!   Get it today!  -  DVD   VHS

Phantasm 4: Oblivion     Blade Trilogy - The Ultimate Collection 
The Nightmare on Elm Street Collection     Darkness (Unrated Version) 
50 Movie Horror Classics     28 Days Later (Widescreen Edition) 
House of Wax     White Noise (Widescreen Edition) 
Stephen King's It     From Dusk Till Dawn (Dimension Collector's Series) 
The Sixth Sense (Collector's Edition Series)     Poltergeist 
Suspiria     Dawn of the Dead (Ultimate Edition)

 
SCREAM TRILOGY

Horror Movie News: Neve Campbell Up for a Fourth "Scream" Movie!
Scream 4 is pretty much a done deal according to Icons Of Fright. Read on for the blockbuster news which comes straight from the mouth of Wes Craven.

 

 Horror / Mystery / Fantasy Movies

Hammer Horror Collection
 (The Curse of Frankenstein / Dracula Has Risen from the Grave / 
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed / Horror of Dracula / 
The Mummy / Taste the Blood of Dracula)

 

Links of Interest
Death & Related Topics
 

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