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The Silk Road


Read this quote below and answer the question that follows:
“I can see clothes of silk, if materials that do not hide the body, nor even one's decency, can be called clothes. ... Wretched flocks of maids labor so that the adulteress may be visible through her thin dress, so that her husband has no more acquaintance than any outsider or foreigner with his wife's body.”
From: Seneca the Younger, Declamations Vol. I.
What can Seneca's views tell us about the effects of the silk trade on Rome?
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