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Athenaeus of Naucratis / Volume I: Books I-VII

Contents,   pp. [unnumbered]-vi


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Vi                       CONTENTS. 
BOOK V. 
Banquets-Baths-Banquets-The Banquets described by Homer- 
Banquets-The Palaces of Homer's Kings-Conversation at Ban- 
quets-Customs in Homer's Time-Attitudes of Guests-Feast given 
by Antiochus-Extravagance of Antiochus-Ptelemy Philadelphus- 
Procession of Ptolemy Philadelphus-A large Ship built by Ptolemy 
-The Ship of Ptolemy Philopator-Hiero's Ship-Banquet given by 
Alexander-Athenio-The Valour of Socrates-Plato's account of 
Socrates-Socrates-The Gorgons.287-352 
BOOK VI. 
Tragedy-Fishmongers-Misconduct of Fishmongers-Use of parti- 
cular Words-Use of Silver Plate-Silver Plate-Golden Trinkets- 
Use of Gold. in different Countries-Parasites-Gynneconomi-Para- 
sites-Flatterers of Dionysius-Flatterers of Kings-Flattery of the 
Athenians-Flatterers-The Tyrants of Chios-The Conduct of Philip 
-Flatterers and Parasites- The Mariandyni-Slaves -Drimacus 
-Condition of Slaves-Slaves-Banquets-The Effects of Hunger 
-The Mothaces - Slaves under the Romans - The Fannian 
Law .                                            353-432 


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