General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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3. A matter of skill
A deipnosophist is an expert in which of the following areas?
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The Greek scholar Athenaeus, who lived in the third century AD, was the author of a fifteen-volume work entitled The Deipnosophists (“the wise diners”), which records the stimulating dinner-table conversations of a group of intellectuals on a variety of topics, from art to politics to — not surprisingly — the food they were eating. In English, to the extent that the word is used at all, it is generally used to mean an entertaining table companion or raconteur.
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