mummia


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mummia

(ˈmʌmɪə)
n
another name for mummy12
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They are keeping an open mind until it has been further examined in London, along with other relics, thought to be animal bones, found near the scene" From the medieval period up until the 19th Century, mummia was a prized source of medicine, which was made from crushed mummy.
While Cantelmo struggles to marshal the 'irrompere confuso delle sensazioni' (D'Annunzio, 1953: II, 405), the impassive Dario is nicknamed 'mummia' (Capuana, 1907: 11) by his classmates.
La relazione tra scultura greca e mummia egiziana non ?[umlaut] del
pi?[sup.1] antico viene descritto come 'una vera mummia di
Many local applications were tried including dung, burnt egg, burnt blood, vitriol, muscles and 'mummia,' (2) the resins used for embalming Egyptian mummies.
Drawing on literary texts and medical writing, Noble reveals a culture preoccupied with the use and status of mummia, a drug initially derived from ancient and exotically preserved corpses but later cultivated indiscriminately from the more local dead.
The researchers believe the remains were first stored as "mummia," which were parts of Egyptian mummies used in medieval pharmaceuticals.
(4) Gia in un altro romanzo, il museo sembra essere luogo ideale per il tradimento: ne II protagonista il radioamatore tradisce Elisabella in un museo Vaticano; qui il Capoccia si sofferma ad accarezzare una mummia e infine si masturba nella sua bocca.
82-83), into a ghoulish wish that she might 'preserve [Vittoria's] flesh like mummia, for trophies' (l.
Probably the best-known resident of death row at the Waynesburg prison is Mummia Abu-Jamal, whose book Death Blossoms: Reflections from a Prisoner of Conscience was put out by Plough, the Bruderhof's publishing arm, last year.
Ricci, pur muovendosi con prudenza e ammettendo che <<l'espressione <<relativismo culturale>> adottata nel titolo di questo scritto e sicuramente eccessiva>>, (47) nota pero l'apertura mentale con cui Lilio Gregorio si pone nei confronti di costruzioni culturali anche radicalmente distanti da quelle occidentali, tendendo, almeno implicitamente, a riconoscere alle tradizioni "altre" una dignita analoga a quella deUa propria--come si vede in un accostamento paritario dell'abitudine degli antropofagi di divorare i propri morti con l'usanza europea in voga ai tempi di Giraldi di ingerire carne di mummia a scopi terapeutici (48).
Yet the memory of what they shared forces her to confront a life without sensuality: "Ma si puo vivere senza corpo, come ha fatto lei per oltre trent' anni, senza diventare la mummia di se stessi?" (87).