There is also a kind of vessel called cadus; which Simmias states to be a kind of cup, quoting this verse of Anacreon—
I breakfasted on one small piece of cheesecake,And Epigenes, in his Little Monument, says—
And drank a cadus full of wine.
A. Craters, and cadi, olkia, and crunea.And Hedylus, in his Epigrams, says—
B. Are these crunea?
A. To be sure these are,
Luteria, too. But why need I name each
For you yourself shall see them.
B. Do you say
That the great monarch's son, Pixodarus,
Has come to this our land?
Let us then drink; perhaps among our cupsAnd in another place he says—
We may on some new wise and merry plan
With all good fortune light. Come, soak me well
In cups (κάδοις) of Chian wine, and say to me,
“Come, sport and drink, good Hedylus;” I hate
To live an empty life, debarr'd from wine.
From morn till night, and then from night till morn,[p. 754] But Clitarchus, in his treatise on Dialects, says that the Ionians call an earthenware cask κάδος. And Herodotus, in his third book, speaks of a cask (κάδος) of palm wine.
The thirsty Pasisocles sits and drinks,
In monstrous goblets (κάδοις), holding quite four quarts,
And then departs whatever way he pleases.
But midst his cups he sports more mirthfully,
And is much stronger than Sicelides.
How his wit sparkles I Follow his example,
And ever as you write, my friend, drink too.