Immolation (Latin "immolare" "to sacrifice", originally "to sprinkle with sacrificial meal" ("
mola salsa"), English since the 16th c.) may refer to:
Self-immolationis suicideby immolation, notably as an extreme form of protest.
**Sati is a
Hindu funeralcustom involving self-immolation.
Jauharwas the voluntary death (on a funeral pyre) of the non-fighters of defeated Rajputcommunities to avoid capture.
In popular culture
Richard Wagner's opera Götterdämmerungends with Brünnhilde's immolation.
Immolation (band)is a death metalband from Yonkers, New York.
* Immolation is a spell of a
Night Elfhero, the Demon Hunter, in the Blizzard computer game"", and that of the warlock class in " World of Warcraft". (In fact, immolation spells have been included in many paper and electronic fantasy games since the 1980s.)
* "" ends with Ann Thorn (
Lee Grant) immolated by an exploding boiler
Technical death metalband Necrophagist's song Dismembered Self-Immolation.
Edgar Allan Poe's short story" The Cask of Amontillado," Montressor notes that Fortunato 'did not perceive that my smiles, "now", were at the thought of his immolation.'
* "Self Immolation" and "Slave Labor" are
Fear Factorysongs about self-immolation.
Immolation" is the second song by Becoming the Archetypefor their second album " The Physics of Fire".
Dance Dance Immolation" is the version of DDR presented by Interpretive Arson at the annual " Fire Arts Festival" presented by " The Crucible" in Oakland, California. (also at Burning Man in 2005, 2007 and 2007). It's also an achievement for the Pyro class in Team Fortress 2
Jasper Geinis a character from the game Silent Hill 4. He as seen as a ghost set on fire holding a chalice which hints at immolation.
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immolation — [ imɔlasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; lat. immolatio ♦ Littér. 1 ♦ Action d immoler; résultat de cette action. ⇒ sacrifice. Immolation des victimes. ⇒ holocauste. 2 ♦ Action de s immoler, sacrifice de soi même. Le mariage « est la plus sotte des… … Encyclopédie Universelle
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immolation — Immolation. s. f. v. Action d immoler. L Immolation de la victime. faire l immolation … Dictionnaire de l'Académie française
Immolation — Im mo*la tion, n. [L. immolatio: cf. F. immolation.] 1. The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed. Sir. T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is immolated; a sacrifice. [1913 Webster] 3. Destruction by fire. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
immolation — (n.) early 15c., a sacrificing (originally especially with reference to Christ), from M.Fr. immolation (13c.) or directly from L. immolationem (nom. immolatio) a sacrificing, noun of action from pp. stem of immolare (see IMMOLATE (Cf. immolate)) … Etymology dictionary
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