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Peplum originates in the Greek word for 'tunic' and may refer to one of the following:

  • Sword-and-sandal films, a derogatory reference to the genre of Greco-Roman Era costume/adventure films mostly produced in Italy, also known as "peplum".
  • Péplum (novel), a 1996 work by Belgian novelist Amélie Nothomb.
  • Peplos, a kind of women's garment in ancient Greece.
  • An overskirt also referred to as a peplum