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Classical Drug Use: Greek and Roman Drug Freedom

Classical Drug Use: Greek and Roman Drug Freedom | Langues anciennes et antiquité | Scoop.it

The Greeks and Romans used opium, anticholinergics, and numerous botanical toxins to induce states of mental euphoria, create hallucinations, and alter their own consciousness; this is an indisputable fact. (p. 87)


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Roman sunbathing

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The Romans knew about sunbathing and had a word for it, at least as practised by men: apricatio. Christopher H Hallett in The Roman Nude, Heroic Portrait Statuary 200 BC-AD 300, OUP, 2005, chapter called Attitudes towards Nudity at Rome, section called Nudity in the Roman Public Baths:

 


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