Tunica molesta

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A tunica molesta (Latin for "annoying shirt") was a shirt impregnated with flammable substances such as naphtha or resin,[1] used to execute people by burning in ancient Rome.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ancientimes.blogspot.com/2010/12/tunica-molesta-roman-execution-ad.html
  2. ^ Fiery Finery