Written by Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom
Written by Jason Dunlap, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom
Everyone likes to eat out at a nice restaurant. Indeed, modern fancymeals are considered a classic way to enjoy a special night. Have you ever wondered what the people of ancient civilizations used to eat? What was considered lavish and luxury dining in ancient Rome?
Well then, let’s walk you through the magnificent dining halls of ancient Rome and see how they used to celebrate food and eating.
Daily Meals in Ancient Rome
Apparently there’s a petition for Dwayne Johnson, more popularly known as “The Rock”, to play Plato… or if there isn’t already there definitely should be one!
Now, hear me out…
–Plato was a wrestler
-Platon is a nickname based on the adjective ‘broad’
-According to Diogenes Laërtius his wrestler coach, Ariston of Argos, gave him the name
–Seneca seconds the meaning of the name was given based on his broad chest