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Flashcards in Daily Routine Deck (19):
1

Light breakfast =

ientaculum :
-bread
-fruit
-cheese
-honey
-water

2

Worship at the...

Lararium - might be a ceremony performed by paterfamilias

3

Light lunch =

Prandium =
-very light
-cold left-overs

4

After lunch they would have a ....

Siesta

5

Where would they go to exercise after their siesta?

Campus Martius

6

After exercising they would...

go to baths at 2 O'clock

7

What would they wear at dinner?

Sole (slippers) and loose fitting robes

8

When would the go to bed?

Very early due to poor lighting

9

Good things about the daily routine:

-Slaves would do most manual work
-Chance for a siesta
-Chance to go to baths
-Elaborate dinners

10

Bad things about the daily routine:

-Have to get up early
-Need to attend a patron
-Entertain clients
-Political obligations
-Need to go to sleep early

11

Cena =

dinner

12

What were the usual STARTERS at dinner?

-eggs
-shellfish
-snails

13

What were the usual MAIN COURSES at dinner?

-meat dishes
-fruit and veg
-variety of sauces

14

What were the usual DESSERTS at dinner?

-fruit
-nuts
-figs

15

Ate dinner on...

Couches with pillows, respectable ladies sat

16

Where was dinner held?

Triclinium (dining room with three couches)

17

What did the do to the wine?

Diluted it, only 1/5th of it was actually wine

18

What sauce did they use?

Garum (rotted fish sauce)

19

Live entertainment:

-dancing girls
-poetry recitals
-comic actors
-acrobats
-clowns
-dwarfs