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1 Apothecas. The " apothecæ" were rooms at the top of the house, in which the wines were placed for the purpose of seasoning. Sometimes a current of smoke was directed through them. They were quite distinct from the "cella vinaria," or "wine-cellar." The Opimian wine is mentioned in c. 4.
2 This writer is unknown.
3 Or amphora.
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