|Publisher||Thames & Hudson|
|Publication Date||September 28, 2009|
Stories, incidents, jokes and anecdotes from ancient Greece and Rome―an intriguing collection of quirky information.Pliny did it, Plutarch did it, Xenophon did it. In fact most ancient writers were incorrigible collectors of miscellany, lively anecdotes, and after-dinner jokes. Here, writer and historian Philip Matyszak has collected his favorite incidents, wisecracks, and interesting facts about ancient Greece and Rome into a single volume.