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feast

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

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P. and V. ἑστίαμα, τό (Plat.). θοίνη, ἡ (Plat.), δαῖς, ἡ (Plat.), P. ἑστίασις, ἡ. Festival in honour of a god: P. and V. ἑορτή, ἡ; see festival, sacrifice. Meal: P. and V. δεῖπνον, τό; see also food. Marriage feast: P. and V. γάμος, ὁ, P. γαμηλία, ἡ. Celebrate a marriage feast: P. and V. ἑστιᾶν γάμους (Isae.). Join (one) in a marriage feast: V. συνδαινύναι γάμους (dat.) (Eur., Hel. 1439). Drinking party: Ar. and P. συμπόσιον, τό. v. trans. P. and V. ἑστιᾶν εὐωχεῖν (Eur., Cycl. 346), V. δαινύναι θοινᾶν. V. intrans. Use pass. of verbs given. Feast on: Ar. and P. ἑστιᾶσθαι (acc.), P. εὐωχεῖσθαι (acc.) (Xen.), Ar. and V. δαίνυσθαι (acc.), V. θοινᾶσθαι (acc.), ἐκθοινᾶσθαι (acc.).