Forbes / Les sous-vêtements des Romains

Roman undergarments are a difficult thing to uncover. Archaeologically, only extremely wet or extremely dry climates preserve leather, linen, wool, and silk, so there are few recovered textiles. Artistically, many of the monuments and sculpture that survive from antiquity are pieces of state propaganda, and rulers weren’t usually depicted in their skivvies. Nudity among the Romans was also a bit more taboo than in the Greek world, so sometimes nudity was used to distinguish among the social classes. Throughout the Empire , Roman citizens appeared in their togas, whereas gladiators, slaves, and other “indecent”…

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