Bring Literature and Songs to the Table, But not Cheapness


Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.4.34-1.5.5 “For this reason, someone may say Antiphanes’ famous lines of him appropriately: “You are always near the Muses and their words, whenever any work of wisdom is consulted.” Or, to use the Theban lyric poet: He glories in The finest type of song The kind men play often At a friendly table. […]

Bring Literature and Songs to the Table, But not Cheapness

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