HFS Mid Term Study Guide

Who is Anubis
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What is the Greek term for wake?ekphoraWhat tomb is similar to a mausoleum found in modern cemeteries?ColumbariumsWhat were Greek coffins made of?stone, lead, and wood, limestoneWhich cultures believed in resurrection and reunification with the Divine?Christian, Jewish, and HebrewWhat is the name of the journey the soul took in ancient Egypt?Hall of Two Truths/ Weighing of the Heart Ceremony - Akh Circle of Necessity - BaWhat era is the earliest assumed state of man?Eolithic EraAnthropodinvertebrate with jointed legsBarber Surgeonthe sole trade permitted to embalm and perform anatomical dissections in the city of LondonBloodlettingbelief or practice of draining a quantity of blood to cure illness or diseaseCremationthe process of burning a dead body until it turns to ashDesignatormaster of ceremonies and director of the ancient Roman funeral processionFuneralisLatin for torchlight procession; word 'funeral' is derived from thisInviter to funeralsa specialty connected with funeral in colonial America; called personally upon those expected to attend funerals; often a municipal appointment.Leagues of prayerformed in Middle Ages by lay persons to bury the dead and to pray for the souls of the faithful departed.Libitinariushead undertaker in ancient Rome; the secular role model for today's funeral director; conducted his business at the temple of Libitina where death were also registered.Necropolisa cemetery, especially a large one belonging to an ancient city.Libitinathe ancient Roman goddess of corpses and funeralsPollinctoresname of the ancient Roman embalmersSextona person who looks after a church and churchyard, sometimes acting as bell-ringer and formerly as a gravediggerSoul shotmortuary fee paid to insure entrance of the decedent's soul into heaven.Who is the father of history?HerodotusWhat Roman functionary is most like a modern funeral director?LibitinariusWhat is the term for Vikings hereafter?ValhallaWhat describes the Roman view that the body and soul would decompose at the same time?EpicureanWho forbid embalming or cremation?JewishWhat does inhumation refer to?Burial in the ground by hollowing out a trench in the earth for the body or covering it with rocks or dirtWhat Roman view describes the soul as a vital principle?AnimisticWhat type of trees were buried on or near Chinese graves?cypress, evergreen,What is the name of the Greek afterlife?The UnderworldWho is the Egyptian God of the Dead?OsirisWhat country were Moundbuilders in?North America