Sentence Examples


  • The son or adopted son of the deceased kneels before the highpriest, and promises due performance of all the religious duties and obsequies to the dead.
  • The periodical performance of the commemorative rite of obsequies called Sraddha - i.e.
  • C. 2) on occasion of the obsequies of Severus, which he appears to have witnessed.
  • At his funeral obsequies the celebrated proselyte Aquila (Akylas Onkelos), reviving an ancient custom, burned costly materials to the value of seventy minae.
  • The obsequies of Achilles, as described in the Odyssey, were also celebrated with details which are strikingly similar to those observed in tumuli both of the Bronze and Iron Ages.