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  • C. 2) on occasion of the obsequies of Severus, which he appears to have witnessed.
  • The Jews were also in the habit of using odoriferous substances in connexion with the funeral obsequies of distinguished persons (see 2 Chron.
  • At his funeral obsequies the celebrated proselyte Aquila (Akylas Onkelos), reviving an ancient custom, burned costly materials to the value of seventy minae.
  • C. Neville, Saxon Obsequies (London, 1852); J.
  • 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.

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