inferiae

inferiae

(ɪnˈfɛrɪaɪ)
pl n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Roman myth (in Roman religion) offerings made to the spirits of the dead, often propitiatory in nature
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corpori Cyri] dare volebat inferias), Yardley writes of Alexander 'wishing to pay funeral honours to the corpse of Cyrus', but inferiae means 'sacrifices to the dead.' At 1.31: Alexander found an acinaces in Cyrus' grave.