Re: Latin Question

From: Jim Beale (
Date: Thu Apr 09 1998 - 10:43:04 EDT

At 11:05 PM -0700 4/7/98, #porson wrote:

>almutium: an ecclesiastical term for a mozzetta, a type of short vestment
>that folded over the breast, similar to an amice. It sometimes refers, if
>I'm not mistaken, to a kind of hood or cowl, folding over the shoulders
>and breast.

Thank you very much!!

I wonder why someone would nickname themselves *that*??


   The good man does not grieve that other people
   do not recognize his merits. His only anxiety
   is lest he should fail to recognize theirs.
   -- Confucius

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