Senecio and Larensis the Diners

Two Non-Greek Intellectuals at the Heart of the Hellenic Symposion

Authors

  • Krystyna Bartol Poznań, Poland

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.12797/CC.18.2015.18.01

Keywords:

Plutarch's Table Talk, Athenaeus' Deipnosophists, literary symposion, Greek Imperial prose

Abstract

Senecio and Larensis the Diners. Two Non-Greek Intellectuals at the Heart of the Hellenic Symposion

This paper compares accounts of Senecio's actions in Plutarch's Table Talk with the relation of Larensis' comportment in Athenaeus' Deipnosophists. The results of the examination suggest that the extent of self-awareness of both characters is what should be understood as the symbolic accommodation between Greek and Roman in the High Empire times.

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2015-09-13

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Bartol, K. “Senecio and Larensis the Diners: Two Non-Greek Intellectuals at the Heart of the Hellenic Symposion”. Classica Cracoviensia, vol. 18, Sept. 2015, pp. 27-37, doi:10.12797/CC.18.2015.18.01.

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