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Thursday, December 4, 2003

Libations to Dionysus.

You may, if you like, label this prayer, but it was from our perspective a lot closer to a conga line . . .

Thomas Cahill on the ritual start of a Greek symposium, as described in Sailing the wine-dark sea: Why the Greeks matter, and quoted at All Over the Map. (Thanks, Kenneth!)

Copyright © 2003 by Philocrites | Posted 4 December 2003 at 5:20 PM

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