The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenaeus

The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenaeus

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Excerpt: ...for something to eat or to devour some Cynic food. For there is no need for our picking our phrases. And all this is plain from what Alexis relates in his book which is entitled Linus: and in that he supposes Hercules to have been educated by Linus, and to have been ordered by him to select any one out of a number of books that were at hand to read. And he having taken a cookery-book in his hand, retained it with great eagerness. And Linus then speaks to him in the following termsshow more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236715578
  • 9781236715579