Here the viewer is invited to contemplate the inescapable fact of mortality through memento mori, commemorative images and objects, the danse macabre and day of the dead, anatomical science, and even sudden death in times of war.
What does MM stand for?
MM stands for Memento Mori (Latin: Remember Death, epigraphy)
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We have 165 other meanings of MM in our Acronym Attic
- Media Molecule (game maker)
- Medial Malleolus (ankle)
- Medical Missionary
- Medicine Man (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
- Meeting Maker (software)
- Meeting Minutes
- MegaMan (video game)
- Megameter (1000000 meters)
- Meisic Mall (Manila, Philippines)
Samples in periodicals archive:
His topics include Kipling's "Regulus," the function of the Roman culture in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, imperialism in George Orwell's Burmese Days, and Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink and Memento Mori.
It was based on the story Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan, and directed by his brother Christopher.
His journal also reflected his sense of memento mori.
We especially love the memento mori versions of cartoon favourites http://bit.
Darcy Stacom's exuberant sales pitch for Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village could be used as memento mori for the housing market, some experts contend, noting that the CB Richard Ellis exec's promises of a high-end, Utopian-esque future for the complex (complete with a private school, spa and gourmet groceries) was wildly out of whack with the complex's earning potential.
A vase of flowers just starting to fade was his own version of a mediaeval memento mori, a painting or sculpture which behind the outward decoration would also carry a powerful message that we are all mortal, and all things must end.