Sing Me a Dinner! A Comic Fragment for an Epic Feast


Antiquity has bequeathed us many odd things. Among them, the Attic Dinner attributed to Matro of Pitane, a poet so obscure he does not merit his own wikipedia article. A student of Greek epic–even a rather poor one–should recognize the many allusions to Homer. (Of course, this poet is largely preserved by the gastronome Athenaeus). […]

Sing Me a Dinner! A Comic Fragment for an Epic Feast

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