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Koischer Purpur? Zu Hor. Carm. IV 13,13 und Iuv. 8,101

Tschögele Thomas
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ISSN:
1121-8819
Rivista:
Eikasmos
Anno:
2023
Numero:
XXXIV
Fascicolo:
Eikasmos N. XXXIV 2023
DOI:
10.19199/2023.XXXIV.1121-8819.219

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The article argues that the “Coan purples” mentioned in Hor. Carm. IV 13,13 and Iuv. 8,101 should be understood as clothes made of purple-dyed Coan silk, not clothes dyed with a supposedly famous Coan purple dye.