- xii, 457 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations, facsimiles, photographs (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm
- Additional Authors
- Cazzato, Vanessa,Gabriel, Michael,
- Contents:Includes bibliographical references (pages -440) and indexes.Summary: As a social institution the Greek symposion exerted a powerful influence on archaic, classical, and later Greek culture, from perceptions of politics and philosophy, to attitudes towards sexuality, death, and religion. This volume collects together papers exploring the symposion by Oswyn Murray, a scholar whose work ignited and defined the field.