Horses and mules, crowned with garlands, were given rest from work.
Of the head nothing could be made but garlands for the shrines of the gods; but the wood of the root was employed in the manufacture of different utensils as well as for fuel.
The duration of their life was 000 years, but if any desired to shorten it, he decked himself with garlands and threw himself from a rock into the sea.
Garlands, &c., also the chrysanthemum and the corn-flower.
The picture painted by Darer on this commission was the "Adoration of the Virgin," better known as the "Feast of Rose Garlands"; it was subsequently acquired by the emperor Rudolf II., and carried as a thing beyond price upon men's shoulders to Vienna; it now exists in a greatly injured state in the monastery of Strahow at Prague.