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Flogging Cooks Quotes

"I seem to you cruel and too much addicted to gluttony, when I beat my cook for sending up a bad dinner. If that seems to you too trifling a cause, pray tell for what cause you would have a cook flogged?"

Martial, Roman poet (1st century B.C.)


“If the skill of the artist had failed, if he had served some ill-prepared dish, the cook was put in irons on the spot, or else was led to the triclinium (dining-room) by two henchmen and severely flogged in the presence of the guests.”

C. Dezobry, ‘Rome au siecle d'Auguste’



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