History Main / LibationForTheDead

10th Jul '17 12:37:03 PM Narsil
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* The ancient Greeks poured libations to their dead, and the practice is mentioned by their earliest writers.

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* The ancient Greeks poured libations to the gods and to their dead, and the practice is mentioned by their earliest writers.writers.
** Which has a consequence to this day. Orthodox Judaism has elaborate rules for when wine is or is not kosher, largely due to this practice--in the ancient Mediterranean, a Jew had to assume that any wine he saw had been used for a pagan libation (and thus, non-kosher), unless it had been under the control of Jews the whole time. If a Greek poured himself a cup of wine, he was extremely likely to spill a drop for the gods.
1st May '17 9:34:25 PM jamespolk
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* ''Series/{{Bosch}}'': The other two teen delinquents in Sharkey's street hustler crew pour some of their sodas out on the ground when they're informed that Sharkey is dead.
29th Mar '17 1:32:19 PM Madrugada
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Can be done with food or some other type of offerings, such as tobacco or sweets as well, but less often, despite "libation" meaning "drink". Does ''not'' include putting flowers on a grave. Often [[{{Parody}} parodied]].

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Can be done with food or some other type of offerings, such as tobacco or sweets as well, but less often, despite "libation" meaning "drink".

Does ''not'' include putting flowers on a grave. grave or making offerings to gods.

Often [[{{Parody}} parodied]].



** There's also another Literature/{{Discworld}} moment where Moist von Lipwig bribes a priest of Offler with sausages. They normally roast the sausages so the god gets the "essence," while the high-ranking priests get to eat the meat (based on real-world religions, of course).
29th Mar '17 1:29:08 PM Madrugada
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Can be done with food offerings as well, despite "libation" meaning "drink". Often [[{{Parody}} parodied]].

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Can be done with food offerings or some other type of offerings, such as well, tobacco or sweets as well, but less often, despite "libation" meaning "drink"."drink". Does ''not'' include putting flowers on a grave. Often [[{{Parody}} parodied]].
29th Mar '17 1:19:26 PM Madrugada
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Commonly a target of parody as well. A SisterTrope of ToAbsentFriends.

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Commonly a target of parody Can be done with food offerings as well. well, despite "libation" meaning "drink". Often [[{{Parody}} parodied]].

A SisterTrope of ToAbsentFriends.
26th Mar '17 12:22:09 AM theNerdytimes
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* Swedish joke: Two alcoholic friends discuss their love of alcohol.
-->'''Drunkard:'''''"Oh, promise that when i die, you'll pour whiskey all over my grave"''
-->'''Second drunkard:'''''"Sure, i will. I will."''
-->*{{Beat}}*
-->'''Second drunkard:''''''"I'm just gonna let it pass through my kidneys first."''



* Swedish joke: Two alcoholic friends discuss their love of alcohol.
-->'''Drunkard:'''''"Oh, promise that when i die, you'll pour whiskey all over my grave"''
-->'''Second drunkard:'''''"Sure, i will. I will."''
-->*{{Beat}}*
-->'''Second drunkard:''''''"I'm just gonna let it pass through my kidneys first."''
29th Nov '16 7:52:05 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver", when ConanTheBarbarian is talking of Balthus's YouShallNotPass, with the aid of a dog, he drinks to his memory and pours out the rest -- smashing the cup as well.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver", when ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian is talking of Balthus's YouShallNotPass, with the aid of a dog, he drinks to his memory and pours out the rest -- smashing the cup as well.
16th Nov '16 9:11:53 PM ultimomant
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* ''Manhua/RavagesOfTime'' - The Seventh Genius [[spoiler: Zhuge Liang]] dumps a drink offered to him by Sima Yi, citing this trope as the reason

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* ''Manhua/RavagesOfTime'' - The Seventh Genius [[spoiler: Zhuge Liang]] dumps a drink offered to him by Sima Yi, citing this trope as the reason reason.
* In ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'', after Ban's adoptive father Zhivago peacefully passed away from old age, Ban and Jericho buried him and then Ban poured beer on the tombstone.
3rd Nov '16 7:44:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* "The Night that Paddy Murphy Died", by GreatBigSea.
* ''Pour Out A Little Liquor'' by [[TupacShakur 2Pac]].

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* "The Night that Paddy Murphy Died", by GreatBigSea.
Music/GreatBigSea.
* ''Pour Out A Little Liquor'' by [[TupacShakur [[Music/TupacShakur 2Pac]].



* The episode of Raw that followed OwenHart's death, StoneColdSteveAustin came down to the ring with two cans of beer. Saluting with one, he left the other in the centre of the ring "for Owen".

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* The episode of Raw that followed OwenHart's Wrestling/OwenHart's death, StoneColdSteveAustin Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin came down to the ring with two cans of beer. Saluting with one, he left the other in the centre of the ring "for Owen".
24th Oct '16 9:21:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied in ''TheOnion'' with [[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/32339 "Clinton Pours Malt Liquor On Ground For Dead Homies"]].

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* Parodied in ''TheOnion'' ''Website/TheOnion'' with [[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/32339 "Clinton Pours Malt Liquor On Ground For Dead Homies"]].



* [[spoiler: [[VideoGame/StarFox Fox]]]] in ''ThereWillBeBrawl'' for his two fallen friends.

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* [[spoiler: [[VideoGame/StarFox Fox]]]] in ''ThereWillBeBrawl'' ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'' for his two fallen friends.
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