Title Courtesans And Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions Of Classical Athens.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition.
Edition First U. S. Edition.
Publisher St. Martin's Press, New York: 1998.
0312185596 / 9780312185596
Seller ID 50659X1
An examination of daily life in classical Athens, and the life, more alien and more familiar than we might have imagined. From fish-guzzling gourmands to the ambiguous eroticism of vase paintings, the cradle of Western culture is artfully, and frequently amusingly, anatomized. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Greece, Athens, Culture ).