By Dennis E. Smith, H. Taussig

This booklet offers 3 different types of research: 1) The Typology and Context of the Greco-Roman ceremonial dinner, 2) Who used to be on the Greco-Roman Banquets, and three) The tradition of Reclining. jointly those experiences identify festive nutrients as a necessary lens into social formation within the Greco-Roman global.

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9–13; Philo, Contempl. 40–63 etc. See also Xenophon, Cyr. 23; Horace, Sat. 64; Petronius, Sat. 8; Lucian, Symp. 42–5; Lucian, Merc. cond. 627; Cena Cypriani (ed. Harnack 9). For the literary topic cf. Martin, Symposion, 127ff. For sympotic quietness (÷ÊÍÏĕ¸) cf. SIG 1109, l. 63f; Pindar, Nem. 48; Solon, Eleg. fr. 5ff (ed. West 121ff); Theognis 8856 (“Shall peace and abundance rule in the city, so that I can with others/dine. I do not love terrible war”); Theognis 757–64 etc. The same idea is expressed in the invocation of sympotic peace (a typical example: Bacchylides fr.

Their new priest at that time, Claudius Herodes, is thought to be identified with the wealthy patron Claudius Herodes Attikos, who died in 178 CE. Their meetings were frequent, on the ninth of the month, the annual feast, and on other Bacchic feast days, “and if there is any occasional feast of the god,” and at the death of member. 22 There is no archeological evidence of dining or feasting here, but, like the large open room of the Augustales at Herculaneum, there is plenty of space for moveable dining facilities.

54; Acts 28:7 Vg). ”11 She notes her filiation proudly on the advertisement as a step up from freedwoman status. She is the proprietor who advertises rental possibilities on the wall of her property. Whether at the time of the destruction of Pompeii the various parts of the property were indeed rented or whether the advertisement was still in force is not known. The first thing our proprietor has to rent is a balneum venerium et nongentum. ” Nongentum, normally meaning 900, is a bit more of a puzzle until brought into play with Pliny (Nat.

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