Symposium, Plato

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Held mostly in male quarters, Symposia were an integral part of Classical Greek society. Usually reclining in couches and partaking of food, wine and entertainment, men could amongst other things, discuss, debate and celebrate in a symposium. Plato's Symposium was a forum for discourse between Socrates and his friends on varied subjects: love, truth, leadership ... A cornerstone for Western Philosophy.

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