Astronic necrology

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Astronic necrology. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/astronic-necrology. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

noun  Astroeschatology

the study of the stellanic aspects of the funerary practices of the many branches of the Astronic tradition as well as of Astronists specifically.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the use of the word Astronic here denotes the tradition of astronomically-themed beliefs and practices ranging back to prehistoric times; the stellanic functions of Astronist funerary practices and beliefs are denoted through the use of the word necrology meaning “the study of funerary practices and beliefs regarding death.”

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