And the tesserae do not fall out like those you bought on the Rialto.
It crashed to the tesserae, spattering Ludovick's legs and sandals with a liquid which later proved to be extremely red wine.
tesserae, shaped and marked with pips like modern dice, were evolved from the tali, knuckle-bones with only four flat sides.
And the earlier its date the more surely was it a mosaic, not in the form of tesserae, but in the manner known as “opus sectile.”
Each of these men who have gone the rounds (tessarii) at daybreak conveys the tesserae to the Tribune on duty.
A separate name was used by dicers for almost every possible throw of the tesserae and tali.
The attention of archaeologists has been recently directed to the tesserae of gladiators.
Four tali were used at a time and they, like the tesserae, were generally thrown from a box, fritillus.
The floors of Roman buildings were paved with tiny blocks of brick called 'tesserae', three to four inches long and one inch wide.
The glass crashed to the tesserae as the uncle uttered a very unworthy word.