creepylittleworld:

The belief in the Grim Reaper most likely stems from an old practice dating as far back as the 9th century in Romania and Hungary. When a person died, a sickle was laid on his/her body to remind them that they could no longer wander the land of the living. The sickle portrayed the cutting down of life - the sickle being used for cutting crops.
9th Jul 201211:0955 notes

creepylittleworld:

The belief in the Grim Reaper most likely stems from an old practice dating as far back as the 9th century in Romania and Hungary. When a person died, a sickle was laid on his/her body to remind them that they could no longer wander the land of the living. The sickle portrayed the cutting down of life - the sickle being used for cutting crops.

(via nelum)



 
  1. charismaticalpaca reblogged this from thedailycuriosity
  2. mywhorehouse reblogged this from skellingtonkiid
  3. burningamaranths reblogged this from vanadiumx
  4. insidethecocoon reblogged this from nelum
  5. lunaticofgodscreation reblogged this from thehideousheart
  6. arandatony reblogged this from benvo
  7. benvo reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  8. mysteriouslygray reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  9. awildjenniiappears reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  10. supersaiyan-3 reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  11. simply-the-finest reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  12. chlorr-no-face reblogged this from thedailycuriosity
  13. ghoulygirl reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  14. wisdom-of-the-dead reblogged this from everythingisbadforyou
  15. world-order reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  16. wombilizer reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  17. calamariking reblogged this from creepylittleworld
  18. creepylittleworld posted this
Opaque  by  andbamnan