ANST - What I learn in College

Nan Bradford-Reid ad-4na at
Tue Nov 11 14:08:48 PST 1997

At 03:49 PM 11/11/97 -0600, you wrote:
>The bathing thing does seen to come up quite often..especially right after
>the tourney is over1 <grin>  My reading does seem to indicate that the at
>least the Northern groups, i.e. Norway, etc.  were fond of a daily dousing
>and combing of the hair.  Seems kind of odd, considering the water
>temperature up there.  So, go figure!
What I have read on the subject was that bathing was viewed by the church as
being decadent, probably because folks had a tendency to bathe together,


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