There is a similar fragment of Aeschylus, Danaides, also quoted by Athenaeus.
Athenaeus also mentions one Apion who wrote a book on luxurious living.
Athenaeus (281 b, 395 d) mentions a poem called Κάθοδος Ἀτρειδῶν, of which nothing seems to be known elsewhere.
About 300 lines of this gastronomical poem are preserved in Athenaeus.
Athenaeus tells us further that many of the Apician recipes were famous and that many dishes were named after him.
Athenaeus, p. 513, thinks that Persepolis was the residence for the autumn.
It is worth noting that the well-read Athenaeus, conversant with most authors of Antiquity makes no mention of the Apicius book.
Athenaeus says that it was not rare to find Roman citizens possessed of 20,000 slaves.
I read nothing with more pleasure than their Symposia: to say nothing of Athenaeus, whose work is one long banquet.
This ode, which is to be found in Athenaeus (p. 695), has been beautifully translated by Thomas Moore.