Drinking With The Ancients

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The Ancient Greek and Romans’ motto for drinking is “go hard or go Homer!” Or at least, it’s something similar. They loved their alcohol. In fact, their poetry is a testament to how alcohol is integral to their society. Poetry was meant to be read or sung over alcohol and featured many wine-loving heroes and anti-heroes. Romans even believed that reciting a verse from Homer—the great poet who gave us “wine-coloured” seas—would prevent you from getting drunk! Read full article here

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