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  • noun Plural form of necrology.

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Examples

  • They read the necrologies in their alumni bulletins before they look at the class notes, then realize that they can no longer remember who the dead ones were.

    Raging Against Aging

  • It contains the entire Latin bible, Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae, Josephus' Antiquities of the Jews, Cosmas of Prague's Chronicle of Bohemia, and several tractates, calendars, necrologies, and so on and so forth.

    Done panicking.

  • It contains the entire Latin bible, Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae, Josephus' Antiquities of the Jews, Cosmas of Prague's Chronicle of Bohemia, and several tractates, calendars, necrologies, and so on and so forth.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • The books of the confraternities are divisible into two classes -- necrologies and _libri vitae_.

    The Customs of Old England

  • The laudatory necrologies which a false report of his death evoked both at home and abroad, attracted the attention of the authorities, so that after eleven happy years at Cilli he had to return again to Vienna as custodian of the imperial cabinet of medals and antiques.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • The first products (twelfth century) here, as everywhere else, were lives of saints, followed in Lund and Röskilde by annalistic necrologies.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • The institutions which maintained such necrologies differed almost as much as the form in which the entries were made.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • It is to this kind of diptychs that the later necrologies owe their origin.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • No better description of the purposes served by these lists and of the spirit which animated the whole institution of necrologies can be found than that contained in the preface to the Winchester book of the eleventh century known as the "Hyde Register".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Although the entries in the extant necrologies of monasteries and cathedrals are generally of the briefest possible character, only the day of the month, and not the year, being indicated, still in indirect ways these lists of names have been regarded as of considerable importance both for philological and historical purposes.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

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