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Plato, drug culture, ecstasy, and philosophy in ancient Greece (book)

Interview with Michael A. Rinella is available here. Rinella says the objective of the symposium was intoxication.  Ancient wine included what we today call "recreational drugs."  He is the author of Pharmakon: Plato, Drug Culture, and Identity in Ancient Athens (Lexington Books, 2010)

Posted by David Fahey on May 24, 2010 at 09:04 PM in Books, Drugs (general), Greece, Wine | Permalink