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Images in Roman mosaics meant to dispel the envious

Images in Roman mosaics meant to dispel the envious

Provided by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Office of Scientific Information Driving away bad luck, the evil eye and, in short, envious people—this was one of the purposes of mosaics in Ancient Rome, according to research coordinated by...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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