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accepted Did the Romans pour wine down wells for health purposes?
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comment Did the Romans pour wine down wells for health purposes?
I recently found this interview which makes no mention of the practice either (though admittedly his expertise is Classics and not in biology or the history of science): pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/roman-aqueducts.html
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comment Did the Romans pour wine down wells for health purposes?
It came up in passing in conversation, that's why I suspected it might be an old wives' tale of sorts.
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