Epicureanism (See also Feast.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Epicureanism (See also Feast.)


  1. Belshazzar gave banquet unrivalled for sumptuousness. [O.T.: Daniel 5:1–4]
  2. Finches of the Grove eating club established for expensive dining. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
  3. Gatsby, Jay modern Trimalchio, wines and dines the upper echelon. [Am. Lit.: The Great Gatsby]
  4. Lucullus, Lucius Licinius (110–57 B.C.) gave luxurious banquets. [Rom. Hist.: New Century, 650]
  5. Marius young pagan who follows the original philosophical tenets of Epicurus in his search for an answer to life. [Br. Lit.: Pater Marius the Epicurean in Magill II, 630]
  6. Trimalchio vulgar freedman gives lavish feast for noble guests. [Rom. Lit.: Satyricon]