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The Learned Banqueters: v. 2 by Athenaeus - Hardcover - from The Saint Bookstore and

The Learned Banqueters: v. 2

by Athenaeus

Condition: New

Hardback. New. Describes a series of dinner parties at which the guests quote extensively from Greek literature. This work (which dates to the very end of the 2nd century A.D.) also contains a range of information about different cuisines, the music and entertainments that ornamented banquets, and the intellectual talk that was the heart of Greek conviviality.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Text in Greek with English translation on facing pages; prefatory matter in English.


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