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.
In this three-part series, Daniel looks at the Athenian symposium from three different perspectives to fully understand what really went on at ancient Greek house parties. This first part will explore the personal gains from attending a symposium.