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Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images on countless works of art, including pottery, frescoes, wine cups, and sculptures frequently depict ancient Greeks reclining on one side to eat and drink at the symposium. Reclining and dining in ancient Greece started at least as early as the 7th century B.C. and was later picked up by the Romans. Strangely, Greeks […]

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