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Note: When requesting a menu
from the Rare Books Division,
please include the date and
call number on the call slip.

Call Number: Baratta 161 oversized

Additional Date Information: undated; c. 1959

Event: dinner
Sponsored by: The Forum of the Twelve Caesars
at: The Forum of the Twelve Caesars

Type of Occasion:
Type of Venue: RESTAURANT
Type of Organization: COMMERCIAL

Physical Description: folder (with insert); purple cord with plastic binding; 13.25 x 17 inches; creased (width-wise)
Notes: Baratta collection; menu presented in the form of a theater program (prologue, epilogue); "Cenabis Bene...Apud Me-Catullus, 'You will dine well at my table'-thus might a Caesar invite his guests to share the epicurean treasures gathered for him from all the Roman world-tonight we invite you to sup with the Caesars: you will dine well!"
Language: ENGLISH
Keywords: Baratta; dinner; snails; Roman; illustrations; color; oversized
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