Daniel Woon is an ancient historian, with a BA (2020) from Manchester Metropolitan University. Daniel specialises in public history and journalism, with a particular interest in the ancient Mediterranean. His real passion is in communicating cutting-edge research so that it is relatable to a broad public audience. Daniel is the founder of the clothing line WoonWear.
The ancient Greek symposium was a drinking party in which the participants engaged in a number of activities. In this article, Daniel Woon focuses on cultural aspects of the symposium.
What really went on at ancient Greek house parties? In this article, Daniel Woon explores what people gained in a personal sense from attending a symposium, with an emphasis on Athenian sources.