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καυσία). A felt hat with a broad brim, forming a part of the national costume of the Mace

Hermes wearing the Causia. (From a Fictile Vase.)

donians and neighbouring peoples. The name is derived from its keeping off the heat (καῦσις). A purple causia was worn by the Macedonian kings as part of the royal costume. See Diadema.

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