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10 Memorable Epitaphs from the Ancient World


Epitaphs from Ancient Rome and Greece provide an abundance of primary source material.

It was the Roman orator Cicero who claimed ‘the life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living‘. If this is the case, these epitaphs serve as visual reminders for remembrance of lives written by the deceased.

Sometimes humorous, here are my top 10 memorable epitaphs from the ancient world.

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