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T. Maccius Plautus, Stichus, or The Parasite Rebuffed (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 1, scene 3 (search)
r "bottle,' was probably a "lorea," or leather one, and had turned of a rusty-brown colour from age. for the Greek unguentsGreek unguents: By mentioning "Greek unguents," Plautus here recollects that he is addressing a Latin audience. The Greek cosmetics and perfumes were much esteemed at Rome. Ovid, in the Art of Love, mentions the Athenian "┼ôsypum," which was much used by the Roman ladies for making the complexion clear. It was made from the sweat and grease of the fleeces of the sheep of Attica. at the sweating-bathsThe sweating-baths: The "sudatorium," or "vapour" or "sweating bath," was also called by the Romans "Laconicum;" because it was the habit of the Laced├Žmonians to strip and anoint themselves, without using warm water, after the perspiration caused by athletic exercises. Cicero styles it "assa," because it produced perspiration by means of a dry hot atmosphere. After it had been used, and the "strigil" applied to the skin, the bather was dried with towels, and then anoin