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What were the beds and especially the pillows like In Greek and Roman antiquity?

I've recently picked up "I, Claudius" and in it there's a recounting of the future from a Sybil/Oracle which reads (in part): ... He shall give Rome victories and defeat And die to the gain of his son, no son – A pillow shall be his sword. And it got me thinking: with what did the Greeks and…

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