Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Vocabulary of the Dead

Necropolis: city of the dead; cemetery; ancient burial ground.
Necomancer: one who performs sorcery and divination through communication with the dead.
Necrophobia: fear of death; fear of dead bodies.
Necrosis: death of animal or plant tissue.
Necrolatry: worship of the dead.
Necromimesis: believing that you're dead.
Necrophilia: erotic attraction to dead people.
Necromantheion: oracle of death. It is a door to the Underworld, the realm of the dead.

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