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necrology

 [nĕ-krol´o-je, ne-krol´o-je]
statistics or records of death. adj., adj necrolog´ic.

ne·crol·o·gy

(nĕ-krol'ŏ-jē),
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.
[necro- + G. logos, study]

necrology

/ne·crol·o·gy/ (nĕ-krol´ah-je) statistics or records of death.necrolog´ic

necrology (necrol)

[nekrol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, nekros, dead, logos, science
the study of the causes of death, including the compilation and interpretation of mortality statistics.

necrology

(1) An obituary notice;
(2) A list of deaths.

ne·crol·o·gy

(nĕ-krol'ŏ-jē)
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.
[necro- + G. logos, study]

necrology

statistics or records of death.
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9) The historiography on necrologies and obituaries is extensive indeed.
While memory books and necrologies are comparable sources in content, for instance, their social location is slightly different, and I would have appreciated more discussion of the divergence between the Jewish and cloister communities, as well as more consideration of the concrete liturgical performances associated with the texts.
Le plus impressionnant est la maitrise des sources : constitutions, chapitres generaux, correspondance, annales, necrologies, tout a ete scrute.
Le plus impressionnant est la maitrise des sources: constitutions, chapitres generaux, correspondance, annales, necrologies, tout a ete scrute.
Similarly, substantial excerpts from the necrologies written at the occasion of Gautier's death by three of the correspondents (Alexandre Dumas fils, Arsene Houssaye, and Charles Yriarte) are offered, providing little-known yet widely held contemporary appreciations of Gautier.
Nevertheless music flourished in the convents, and Monson suggests that current scholars who seek to identify representatives of a family's musical tradition would do well to consult the biographies of nuns collected in convent necrologies.
Necrologies is a collection of 60 obituaries of "writers, historians, artists, broadcasters, political activists, cultural mandarins, educationalists and cranks" which holds up a mirror to cultural life.
Sans recourir explicitement aux concepts d'identite, de regulation sociale et d'autorite culturelle, l'autre article en langue francaise du numero, celui de Lucia Ferretti et Chantal Bourassa, analyse les vocations religieuses chez les soeurs dominicaines de Trois-Rivieres a travers un corpus constitue de necrologies et d'entrevues.
In his chapter on demography, the author discerns the changing social structure of T'ai-ho's elite group from family data on 508 individuals that he has extracted from necrologies and from the collected writings of local scholars.
66) Several Acadian sisters in the Congregation de Notre Dame mentioned their families' role in the Deportation with equal pride when they told their life stories to the sisters who wrote the necrologies.