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  1. Jul 2023
    1. https://tllpod.podbean.com/e/oscvlvm-panciera/

      There were three types of named kisses in Roman culture generally: one for family, one for wives, and one for mistresses. (see basium, savium)

      One Emperor outlawed daily kissing (greetings) likely because of a facial disease for which kissing would have increased the spread.

      -culum is a Latin diminutive ending, thus os (mouth) + culum (little) = small mouth or kiss

      see also: //publikationen.badw.de/de/thesaurus/lemmata#63769