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CEPOTAPHIUM

CEPOTAPHIUM (κηποτάφιον), a tomb in a garden, of which Virgil's tomb on the hill of Posilipo is a well-known example. For further details on the practice of burying in gardens, see FUNUS There is a monograph by Van Goens, de Cepotaphiis, 1763.

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