There was also a kind called διακόνιον:—
He was so greedy that he ate a wholeBut the ἀμφιφῶν was a kind of cheesecake consecrated to Diana, having figures of lighted torches round it. Philemon, in his Beggar, or Woman of Rhodes, says—
Diaconium up, besides an amphiphon.
Diana, mistress dear, I bring you nowDiphilus also mentions it in his Hecate. Philochorus also mentions the fact of its being called ἀμφιφῶν, and of its being brought into the temples of Diana, and also to the places where three roads meet, on the day when the moon is overtaken at its setting by the rising of the sun; and so the heaven is ἀμφιφῶς, or all over light. There is the basynias too. Semus, in the second book of the Deliad, says—“In the island of Hecate, the Delians sacrifice to Iris, offering her the cheesecakes called basyniæ; and this is a cake of wheat-flour, and suet, and honey, boiled up together: and what is called κόκκωρα consists of a fig and three nuts.” There are also cheesecakes called strepti and neëlata. Both; [p. 1031] these kinds are mentioned by Demosthenes the orator, in his Speech in Defence of Ctesiphon concerning the Crown. There are also epichyta. Nicochares, in his Handicraftsmen, says—
This amphiphon, and these libations holy.
I've loaves, and barley-cakes, and bran, and flour,But Pamphilus says that the ἐπίχυτος is the same kind of cheesecake as that which is called ἀττανίτης. And Hipponax mentions the ἀττανίτης in the following lines:—
And rolls, obelias, and honey'd cheesecakes,
Epichyti, ptisan, and common cheesecakes,
Dendalides, and fried bread.
Not eating hares or woodcocks,There is also the creïum. This is a kind of cheesecakes which, at Argos, is brought to the bridegroom from the bride; and it is roasted on the coals, and the friends of the bride- groom are invited to eat it; and it is served up with honey, as Philetas tells us in his Miscellanies. There is also the glycinas: this is a cheesecake in fashion among the Cretans, made with sweet wine and oil, as Seleucus tells us in his Dialects. There is also the empeptas. The same author speaks of this as a cheesecake made of wheat, hollow and well-shaped, like those which are called κρηπῖδες; being rather a kind of paste into which they put those cheesecakes which are really made with cheese.
Nor mingling small fried loaves with cakes of sesame,
Nor dipping attanite in honeycombs,