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  • Writer's pictureJP Kenwood

Roman dinner parties

As I pen the latest banquet scene (a dinner party hosted by Gaius Fabius at his mansion on the Caelian Hill), I thought I’d share this lovely, detailed discussion of Roman dining practices (link below).

“The End of the Dinner Party”: restored fresco from the House of the Triclinium, Pompeii

“Even the staff and slaves of the house were incorporated into the entertainment: singing cooks performed as they served guests, while young, attractive, and well-groomed male wine waiters provided an additional form of visual distraction.”

Happy Hump a Rump Day!


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