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Keep Death On The Road - Suicide Burials in Theory and Practice

Silently at midnight they dragged the body out to a crossroads, threw it naked into the pit and hammered a stake into pale flesh. Why the cruelty, why the fear? This two-thousand-year survey of outcast burials traces the manipulation of personal tragedy into symbolic ritual.


Mr Jeremy Harte | talks | www


Date and Time:

8 October 2009 at 7:45 pm


2 hours 30 minutes



South East London Folklore Society
The Old Kings Head
Kings Head Yard, 45-49, Borough High Street
0208 691 7926

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