“Let the flamen dialis shave only with a razor of bronze!”

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Re: “Let the flamen dialis shave only with a razor of bronze!”

Post by Peter Kirby » Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:22 pm

Interesting. The possibility of a health benefit intrigued me: "Antimicrobial copper-alloy touch surfaces can prevent frequently touched surfaces from serving as reservoirs for the spread of pathogenic microbes. This is especially true in healthcare facilities, where harmful viruses, bacteria … The surfaces of copper and its alloys, such as brass and bronze, are antimicrobial."
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Re: “Let the flamen dialis shave only with a razor of bronze!”

Post by Secret Alias » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:38 pm

Those damn Romans. Always so practical!
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Re: “Let the flamen dialis shave only with a razor of bronze!”

Post by Ben C. Smith » Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:06 pm

Secret Alias wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:38 pm
Those damn Romans. Always so practical!
Terrific race, the Romans. Terrific.
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