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Which way to the vomitorium?

vernacular Latin for all occasions

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English.,
  • Latin language -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lesley O"Mara ; translated by Rose Williams.
    GenreConversation and phrase books, Humor.
    ContributionsO"Mara, Lesley., Williams, Rose, 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA2107 .W48 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL46503M
    ISBN 10031224276X
    LC Control Number99045457
    OCLC/WorldCa42296480

      So our house has officially been dubbed “The Vomitorium”. If you continue to read, read at your own peril because it’s ALL about the vomit. It all started last week. CootieGirl has had a bad cough for the past few days, and at some point she coughed so much that she threw up all over our bed. Into the laundry everything went.   Yet, despite ‘vomitorium’ clearly being used to describe architecture in its first usage and the lack of a ‘purge room’ being mentioned in sources detailing acts of vomiting among Romans, we get to the 20th century where Aldous Huxley publishes his novel Antic Hay in which serves as a comical narrative lampooning the lifestyle of.

      Rather a vomitorium was a passageway in an amphitheater or theater that opened into a tier of seats from below or behind. The vomitoria of the Colosseum in Rome were so well designed that it’s said the immense venue, Missing: book. The word was applied instead to the access ways in Roman theatres or amphitheatres that got the audience to and from their seats. H Rider Haggard, who had earlier written King Solomon’s Mines and She, got it right in his book Pearl-Maiden of , about the fall of Jerusalem: Beyond lay the broad passage of the vomitorium.

      In the tunnel to the right and left as one enters there is a passage which contains a flight of steps conducting to a " vomitorium," situated in the second "præcinctio;" [ ] At each of the extremities under the grand vomitorium was a gate, one called Sanivivaria and the other Mortualis. Miles turned to him beaming. / Qua via itur ad vomitorium?" Even with a new illustrator slipping into Lane Smith's accustomed place, the Time Warp Trio continues to rule the "skinny book" shelves with just the right hook for that elusive not-quite-avid-reader audience that loves them. Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. ).


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