previous next

Ustor

νεκροκαύστης). The person who assisted the undertaker (pollinctor, libitinarius) in laying out a corpse upon the pyre for burning (Mart.iii. 93). The occupation was regarded as a low and somewhat degraded one (Lucan, viii. 731). See Funus.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: