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pallam induta. Cf. xiii.534 n. The dress of Circe ( Hom. Od.X. 543-5) is identical with that of Calypso (ib. V. 230-2): “αὐτὴ δ᾽ ἀργύφεον φᾶρος μέγα ἔννυτο νύμφη, λεπτὸν καὶ χαρίεν, περὶ δὲ ζώνην βάλετ᾽ ἰξυῖ καλὴν χρυσείην: κεφαλῇ δ᾽ ἐπέθηκε καλύπτρην.” For the Roman palla see Becker's Gallus, Eng. Tr., pp. 435-8. The amictus is the veil called ricinium, which towards the end of the Republic had become a favourite portion of the Roman lady's dress.

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