[Sca-cooks] Decorative Embroidery for Garb
lilinah at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 3 12:27:08 PDT 2008
First Euriol wrote:
> There's a gutter? I've been stuck in this sewer for I don't know how long ;)
Then Maire answered:
>Euriol, looks like your mind bobs around in the same gutter that
>mine does, lol!
Next Olwen the Odd piped up:
>It's a sewer? I thought it was a giant holiday pool with toys.
>Olwen who likes her version best.
Here in Northern California, that's a hot tub...
>I was pretty much under the impression that for a few notable
>exceptions both gutters and sewers were almost unheard of in period.
>Or am I mistaken?
And Euriol said:
>I thought Rome was well known for its elaborate sewer system during
>antiquity... but that is not a subject of my study.
Well, the Romans not only had an elaborate sewer system, they had a
goddess to take care of it, Cloacina, who presided over the Cloaca
Maxima, the system of sewers in Rome, and had a shrine on the Via
Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
the persona formerly known as Anahita
trying to think of a Roman name to take on...
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