Sacred Spaces: What Can Cemeteries Teach Us About Our History and Society?


Yarkon Cemetery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Created by Eli Anderson (Overview)

Yarkon Cemetery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Created by Eli Anderson (Overview)

Memento mori is an ancient Latin expression that means “remember that you are mortal.” The Roman people used it not to represent a fatalistic approach to death but rather as a way of valuing life.

A few centuries later, as we arrive at our current context and the world reaches the terrifying figure of 2 million deaths as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, memento mori is more relevant than ever.

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