In the main they were not copying each other, and they probably
had the important facts right.
Claudius was exceedingly fond of mushrooms boleti, and a plausible tradition
has it that his favorite kind was what we know today as the amanita caesarea.
The dish of mushrooms that he ate on the fateful day consisted of poisoned, not
poisonous, mushrooms. On this all three of the ancient historians agree, in different
words. She turned for
advice and aid to a woman named Locusta, an experienced artist in the preparation
of poisons, as Tacitus tells us a famous dealer in poisons, as Dio Cassius
puts it. According to Tacitus, the instructions of the Empress to Locusta were
narrowly defined. The poison was not to be sudden and instantaneous in its
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More than half of Australias beef cattle can be found in the coastal areas of Queensland
and New South Wales and the 20 to 30 inch 500-750mm rainfall belt of Queensland,
New South Wales and Northern Victoria, generally provide adequate climatic
environments for the growth of psilocybian mushrooms, especially after heavy rains. It
has been suggested that Psilocybe cubensis was introduced into Australia accidentally
by early settlers along with their livestock.
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Some say that it was his taster, the eunuch Halotus, as he was banqueting on
the Citadel with the priests others that at a family dinner Agrippina served the drug to
him with her own hand in mushrooms, a dish of which he was extravagantly fond.
Suetonius places the poisoned mushrooms only in his second version, but mushrooms
could have been the vehicle that Halotus used too, and this may be implied.
Dio Cassius comes down to us in a Greek summary. Mail Cankiriadsm Gov Tr Loc Nl
His widow was an outstanding
woman, the mother of Peter the Great, Natalija Naryshkina by name.
She died on January 25,1694 , after an illness of five days. Neither
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ailment. If mushrooms were the cause, they must have been dried or pickled specimens
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