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There are also χυτρίδες; Alexis, in his Supposititious Child, says—
I, seeking to do honour to the king,
To Ptolemy and to his sister, took
Four χυτρίδια of strong, untemper'd wine,
And drank them at a draught, with as much pleasure
As any one ever swallow'd half-and-half:
And, for the sake of this agreement, why
Should I not now feast in this splendid light?
But Herodotus, in the fifth book of his History, says “that the Argives and Aeginetans made a law that no one should ever use any Attic vessel of any kind in their sacrifices, not even if made of earthenware; but that for the future every one should drink out of the χυτρίδες of the country.” And Meleager the Cynic, in his Symposium, writes as follows—“And in the meantime he proposed a deep pledge to his health, twelve deep χυτρίδια full of wine.”

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