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The origin of banquet
From;    Author:Stand originally

Banquet, ancient time also calls swallow to meet, it is with wine flesh one kind of xenial guest collects an activity.

Yao Shi generation holds according to legend one year 7 times to respect old Qu Li, everybody sits in the on the ground in low room, you one vessel, I one Ge, those who share dog meat is delicate, call " Yan Li " . This is a kind of banquet of our country primitive society.

Before Sui Tang, the ancients does not use a desk and chair. The rough stuff basketwork on the ground is spread to make feast first inside house, add a shop to make place lesserly in the norms on banquet (fines is made up) . When banquet drink, the seat is set on matting, food is put on the banquet before banquet, people on the ground sits drink.

Use a desk and chair later, banquet drink is lifted undertake on the desk by the ground, bright Qing Dynasty from time to tome " old fashioned square table for eight people " , " big round-table " , banquet form has been changed, banquet still is called by the edge however " banquet " , seat still the edge calls " chair " , banquet and feast become synonym