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Author Węcowski, Marek, author.

Title The rise of the Greek aristocratic banquet / Marek Wecowski.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.


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Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Wecowski offers a comprehensive account of the origins of the symposion and its close relationship with the rise of the Greek city-state or polis. Held by Greek aristocrats from Homer to Alexander the Great, its distinctive feature was the importance of diverse cultural competitions among the guests.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 28, 2014).
Subject Symposium (Classical Greek drinking party) -- History.
ISBN 9780191766169 (ebook) : No price