Women's Commensality in the Ancient Greek World

@article{Burton1998WomensCI,
  title={Women's Commensality in the Ancient Greek World},
  author={J. Burton},
  journal={Greece & Rome},
  year={1998},
  volume={45},
  pages={143-165}
}
Dining and drinking rituals in the ancient world have been the subject of much recent discussion, and the significance of these rituals, particularly for males, has been extensively studied. Scholars have often slighted the topic of women's part in the history of ancient Greek dining and drinking parties, however, and the broad generalization ‘Citizen women were never present at Greek symposia ’ is not uncommon. Admittedly, women other than hetairai, slaves, hired entertainers, etc., are not… Expand
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