Feburary 6 - Could be made of many different fabrics colors...

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Feburary 6, 2008 Everyday Life Time o General concept of hours of light and dark o Flexible concept o Public sundial (shadow moves over grid); still not very accurate o Get everything done during daylight hours Man’s day o Wash (not full bath) o Dental care (burnt mouse ashes, porcupine quill) No real refined sugars to break down enamel) o Dress Majority wear simple tunic Government official/morning salute – toga (citizen) Made of wool Inhibited movement, more dignified Government official toga had purple stripes Shoes – 2 sets (indoor/outdoor) Outdoor sandle: calcei Indoor slippers Barber – get shaved Cleanshaven Could get hair dyed, extensions, etc. Woman’s day o Dress Long belted dress with shawl
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Unformatted text preview: Could be made of many different fabrics, colors o Stays home o Hair and make-up Hair could be very intricate Creams to take care of skin Wanted very pale complexion • Mark of not working Darken eyebrows, lips Jewelry – gold was favorite o Supervise household Poetry • Catullus o Rich and witty poet o Personal poems, many chronicle his love affair with Lesbia (4 years) o “Even when a mother weeps at the funeral of her son he flashes his teeth at everyone.” o Lesbia = Clodia? (married) Let a thousand kisses rain, a thousand blisses Case against Caelius (former lover, guy defended by Cicero)...
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