[Namron] SCA cooks.
mikea at mikea.ath.cx
Wed Oct 19 12:12:13 PDT 2005
On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 11:41:14AM -0700, Lee McGoodwin wrote:
> Yes, Rome was very advanced. However, those water
> pipes were made with lead.... Oops! One of many
> factors that contributed to it's downfall.
> (information learned while visiting in Sir Cameranius
> and Lady Haldona's Roman wagon(traveling house) many,
> many years ago)
That may have been a contributing factor, but it is dead (pardon the
term) certain that the use of lead acetate as a sweetener was a major
contributing factor as well.
Mike Andrews / Michael Fenwick Barony of Namron, Ansteorra
mikea at mikea.ath.cx / Amateur Extra radio operator W5EGO
Tired old music Laurel; webBastard; SCAdian since AS XI
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