Food in the Ancient World (Innbundet)

Serie: Ancient Cultures 



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 320
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Ancient Cultures
ISBN/EAN: 9780631235507
Omtale Food in the Ancient World
In Food in the Ancient World, a respected classicist and a practising world-class chef explore a millennium of eating and drinking. * Explores a millennium of food consumption, from c.750 BC to 200 AD. * Shows the pivotal role food had in a world where it was linked with morality and the social order. * Concerns people from all walks of life - impoverished citizens subsisting on cereals to the meat-eating elites. * Describes religious sacrifices, ancient dinner parties and drinking bouts, as well as exotic foods and recipes. * Considers the role of food in ancient literature from Homer to Juvenal and Petronius.

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