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Caesar’s Toga Virilis

It was the middle of March, 85 BC—the Ides, in fact. The whole family turned up at the not-very-big house in the Subura district—hardly an aristocratic one. Julius, still in his toga praetexta, his boy’s toga, went to meet them … 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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