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Athenaeus of Naucratis / Volume I: Books I-VII

Contents,   pp. [unnumbered]-vi


-CONTENTS' 
BOOK I.-EPITOME. 
The Character of Laurentius-Hospitable and Liberal Men-Those who 
have written about Feasts-Epicures-The Praises of Wine-Names 
of Meals-Fashions at Meals-Dances-Games-Baths-Partiality 
of the Greeks for Amusements-Dancing and Dancers-Use of some 
Words-Exercise-Kinds of Food-Different kinds of Wine-The 
Produce of various places-Different Wines . . . . . .-57 
BOOK II.-EPITOME. 
Wine-Drinking-The evils of Drunkenness-Praises of Wine-Water- 
Different kinds of Water-Sweetmeats-Couches and Coverlets- 
Names of Fruits-Fruit and Herbs.-Lupins-Names of Plants-- 
Eggs - Gourds-Mushrooms-Asparagus-Onions-Thrushes- 
Brains-The Head-Pickle-Cucumbers-Lettuce-The Cactus-The 
Nile.57-121. 
BOOK III. 
Cucumbers-Figs-Apples-Citrons - Limpets-Cockles-Shell-fish-- 
Oysters-Pearls-Tripe-Pigs' Feet-Music at Banquets-Puns on. 
Words-Banquets -Dishes at Banquets-Fish-Shell-fish-Fish- 
Cuttle-fish-Bread-Loaves - Fish-Water Drinking-Drinking: 
Snow-Cheesecakes-XvS/oos .121-21Y 
BOOK IV. 
Feast of Caranus-Supper of Iphicrates-Cooks-Dancing at Banquets 
-The Attic Banquet-Athenian Feasts-The Copis-The Phiditia- 
Cleomenes Persian Banquets-Alexander the Great-Cleopatra- 
Banquets at Phigalea-Thracian Banquets-Celtic Banquets-Roman 
Banquets-Gladiatorial Combats-Temperance of the Lacedoemonians 
-The Theory of Euxitheus-Lentils-Spare Livers-Persveus-Dio- 
dorus-Extravagance-Luxury of the Tarentines -Extravagance of 
Individuals-Cooks' Apparatus-Use of Certain Words-Tasters- 
The Delphians- Musical Instruments - Kinds of Flutes - Wind 
Instruments.        . . . . . . . ..    . . . . 210-287 


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