The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenæus

The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenæus Book Details

By Athenæus

  • Category: Regional & Ethnic, Books, Cookbooks, Food & Wine
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 2011-07-31
  • Author: Athenæus
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The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenæus Summary

The book is an important source of cookery recipes in classical Greek. It quotes the original text of one recipe from the lost cookbook by Mithaecus, the oldest in Greek and the oldest recipe by a named author in any language. Other authors quoted for their recipes include Glaucus of Locri, Dionysius, Epaenetus, Hegesippus of Tarentum, Erasistratus, Diocles of Carystus, Timachidas of Rhodes, Philistion of Locri, Euthydemus of Athens, Chrysippus of Tyana, Paxamus and Harpocration of Mende.

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