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Arcado-Cypriot dialect

"Arcado-Cypriot is a modern name used for two ancient Greek dialects, Arcadian and Cypriot, which share in a number of peculiarities—both archaisms and innovations, the latter being of central importance for the reconstruction of an earlier Arcado-Cypriot unity (which was not recognised in antiquity). Obviously, beside numerous similarities, there are remarkable differences between Arcadian and Cypriot. ..." – By Albio Cesare Cassio

textile production

"In the Greco-Roman world, textiles were used for a wide variety of purposes and in a variety of forms, from very rough sacks to couches and bed textiles to refined, polished, and heavily decorated dress items; practices and contexts of production differed accordingly. The most complex practices and technologies were developed for dress, and virtually all known evidence primarily concerns the production of clothing. ..." – By Miko Flohr

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