The word is derived from the Greek language. In Greek mythology, Thanatos (θάνατος: “death”) is the personification of death. The English suffix -ology derives from the Greek suffix -logia (-λογια: “speaking”).
I didn’t see a thread dedicated to this subject so I thought I’d start one.
This is a place where us Taphophiliacs can show off our photos and tell our stories.
(Taphophilia is a passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries. The singular term is a taphophile.
Taphophilia involves epitaphs, gravestone rubbing, photography, art, and history of (famous) deaths.)
It’s also a place where all aspects of Death can be discussed.
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