Courtesans and Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens

Courtesans and Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens

by James Davidson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0060977663

ISBN-13: 9780060977665

Pub. Date: 06/17/1999

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

This fascinating reappraisal by a rising young scholar takes readers inside a Classical Athens that--contrary to conventional history--savored its pleasures as much as anyone.  See more details below

Overview

This fascinating reappraisal by a rising young scholar takes readers inside a Classical Athens that--contrary to conventional history--savored its pleasures as much as anyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060977665
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/17/1999
Series:
Harper Perennial
Edition description:
1 HARPER
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Map
Introduction
IEating3
IIDrinking36
IIIWomen and Boys73
IVA Purchase on the Hetaera109
VBodies139
VIEconomies183
VIIPolitics and Society213
VIIIPolitics and Politicians250
IXTyranny and Revolution278
Conclusion309
Notes317
Select Bibliography353
Index363

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