Mass sacrifices are becoming more common

Hecatomb, the

Until then, hecatombs will probably be sacrificed.

Süddeutsche Zeitung, March 24, 2004

But in practice it is impossible to conduct detailed negotiations and bury new hecatombs of victims every day.

Die Welt, December 14, 2002

To whom do they sacrifice the bloody hecatombs of their children, wives and brothers every day, every hour?

Hauptmann, Gerhart: The fool in Christo Emanuel Quint, Berlin: Aufbau-Verl. 1962 [1910], p. 303

Through generations with hecatombs of unheard-of victims it creates organic dams within itself, its attitude towards harmfulness, its innate immunities.

Schleich, Carl Ludwig: Sunny Past, Memoirs (1859-1919). In: Simons, Oliver (ed.) Deutsche Autobiographien 1690-1930, Berlin: Directmedia Publ. 2004 [1921], p. 31483

Women, servants and utensils were buried with them; a princely funeral could be accompanied by hecatombs of men and women.

Rosenkranz, G .: China. In: The religion in past and present, Berlin: Directmedia Publ. 2000 [1957], p. 20598

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