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Nicolaus Perottus in the Cornucopia (p. 200, 26 in the Aldine Edition of 1513): Cosmus too was a superb perfumer, and ointments are called Cosmian after him. The same writer (Juvenal 8, 86) says, β€œand let him be plunged deep in a bronze vase of Cosmus.” Petronius, β€œ Bring us, he said, an alabaster box of Cosmus ointment. ”

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