By James Davidson
A brilliantly enjoyable and cutting edge background of the traditional Athenians' eating passions for foodstuff, wine and sex.
Sex, buying and fish-madness, Athenian style.
This attention-grabbing ebook unearths that the traditional Athenians have been best hedonists. Their society was once pushed by way of an insatiable lust for culinary delights – in particular fish – positive wine and pleasures of the flesh. certainly, nice fortunes have been squandered and politicians' careers ruined via ritual ingesting on the symposium, or the wooing of highly-coveted, high priced prostitutes.
James Davidson brings an incisive eye and an urbane wit to this refreshingly obtainable and assorted historical past of the folk who invented Europe, democracy and artwork.
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