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  • The vestments of a priest are the sticharion, epitrachelion, girdle, epimanikia and phainolion.
  • It is a sack-like tunic of white linen, with narrow sleeves and a hole for the head to pass through, and when gathered up round the waist by the girdle (cingulum) just clears the ground.
  • It consists of a white felt cap, a long white tunic bound with a red girdle, white linen trousers and opinki, or sandals.
  • Unfortunately several of these fertile tracts suffer severely from malaria (q.v.), and especially the great plain adjoining the Gulf of Tarentum, which in the early ages of history was surrounded by a girdle of Greek cities—some of which attained to almost unexampled prosperity—has for centuries past been given up to almost complete desolation.
  • Johnson, " On the Development of the Pelvic Girdle and Skeleton of the Hind-limb in the Chick," Q.J.M.S., xxiii., 1883, pp. 399-4 11; K.

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