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Symposium, Physical and Social Health in Plutarch's Table Talk

Maria Vamvouri Ruffy

in The Philosopher's Banquet: Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588954
eISBN:
9780191728907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588954.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with the therapeutic effects of an ideal symposium, as it is defined by the narrator of Table Talk and his circle, for the body and for the social group. The relationships between ... More


Netting the Wolf-Fish: Gaius Titius in Macrobius and Cicero

John Dugan

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a close reading of a single oratorical fragment, a passage ascribed to the second-century BC orator C. Titius quoted by Macrobius (Sat. 3.16.15‒16). The chapter explores the range ... More


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