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Lactating Death Priestess?
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This is a shout-out to anyone on my friends list who knows about Roman customs...

I'm watching Rome with Flar. The season starts right after Caesar's assassination in the senate. There is a scene with Calpurnia and a boobyish babe by the body of Caesar. The latter expresses breast milk into the mouth of the corpse. The rest of the scene involves reading Caesar's will, etc. etc.

So, what's the deal with the Lactating Death Priestess?
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A little cream with your afterlife

Okay. I did a little research and the only thing that I can find that comes close is something referred to as the Sacrament of First Fruits/Eating the Gods. In this a woman who is bearing her first child but had not yet breast fed will express milk into the mouth of the corpse as a way of saying that he is reborn anew in the next life without the burdens of the past life. Of course this seems to be a custom of an even eariler time period and also seems to be done in many, many different ways other than with breast milk, but being HBO the chance for boobage is too good to pass up.

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