Food in the Ancient World (Heftet)

Serie: Ancient Cultures 

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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 320
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Ancient Cultures
ISBN/EAN: 9780631235514
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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