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A Roman Lady

She lay awake in bed and thought about the new day and what she would wear. It was still dark outside but all Rome was up. Everyone rose before daybreak. She could hear the crowds outside in the street, though … Continue reading

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A Man in a Toga

What did a Roman wear? Why, a toga, of course. Roman toga (public domain image) Wasn’t that a troublesome garment to walk around in? Yes, you had to readjust it constantly. Walking and talking with gestures messed it up. How … Continue reading

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