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Buried Alive

Buried alive
I have recently been trying to have an article published, entitled “Misdiagnosing Death.” It’s about the fear of misdiagnosing death in ancient Rome, the evidence gathered from a number of anecdotes found in various ancient authors – mainly Valerius Maximus and Pliny’s Natural History – and corroborated by [...]