Loss and attendant grief are terrible things, and to combat them some survivors attempt to distract themselves by entering wholeheartedly into “a project” of commemoration.
Five Latin inscriptions make the Marywood Rotunda stand out!
Charles Harris McPhail’s mourners drew on their classical education to commemorate him.
Memoria damnata in this monument from Alexandria, VA.
Thoughts provoked by my parents’ cemetery marker.
Lambert Tree hoped to be known by his fruit!
Some Latin consoled the parents of the luckless John Thomas.