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The morning greeting which Romans of rank were in the habit of receiving from clients, friends, and admirers in the atrium during the first two hours of the day; for this purpose the callers gathered in the vestibule even before sunrise (Mart.iv. 8; Pliny , Pliny Ep. iii. 12).

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    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 3.12
    • Martial, Epigrammata, 4.8
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