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A companion to food in the ancient world

Author: John Wilkins; Robin Nadeau
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Oxford : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to Food in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of the cultural aspects relating to the production, preparation, and consumption of food and drink in antiquity. Provides an up-to-date overview of the study of food in the ancient world. Addresses all aspects of food production, distribution, preparation, and consumption during antiquity. Features original scholarship from some of the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to food in the ancient world.
Oxford : john Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2014048329
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilkins; Robin Nadeau
ISBN: 9781118878194 1118878191 9781118878231 111887823X 9781118878255 1118878256
OCLC Number: 899738564
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Literature and approaches --
Food in greek literature / Richard Hunter & Demetra Koukouzika --
Athenaeus the encyclopedist / Oswyn Murray --
Food in Latin literature / Matthew Leigh --
Cookery books / Robin Nadeau --
Medical literature, diet and health / John Wilkins --
Food and ancient philosophy / Paul Scade --
Food, gender and sexuality / Florence Dupont --
Class and power / Elke Stein-Hölkeskamp --
The archaeology of food consumption / Martin Pitts --
Roman food remains in archaeology and the contents of a Roman sewer at Herculaneum / Mark Robinson & Erica Rowan --
Anthropology and food studies / Sarah Hitch --
Art & images: feasting in ancient Greece and Rome / François Lissarrague --
Production & transport --
Animals, meat and alimentary by-products: patterns of production and consumption / Christophe Chandezon --
Fish / Dimitra Mylona --
Agriculture / Geoffrey Kron --
Storage and transport / Robert I. Curtis --
Supplying cities / Paul Erdkamp --
Preparation --
Men, women and slaves / Andrew Dalby --
Kitchens / Bradley A. Ault --
Baking and cooking / Nicolas Monteix --
Dining in ancient Greece / Pauline Schmitt Pantel --
Symposium / Sean Corner --
Royal feasting / Konrad Vössing --
Roman dining / John F. Donahue --
Table manners / Robin Nadeau --
Wine appreciation in ancient Greece / Thibaut Boulay --
Cultures beyond Athens and Rome --
Food, culture and environment in ancient Asia Minor / Stephen Mitchell --
Food among Greeks of the Black Sea: the challenging diet of Olbia / David Braund --
Mesopotamia / Brigitte Lion --
Food in ancient Egypt / Pierre Tallet --
"Celtic" food: perspectives from Britain / Martin Pitts --
Food & religion. Great food cultures --
Sacrifice / Sarah Hitch --
Jewish meals in antiquity / Jordan D. Rosenblum --
Food and dining in early Christianity / Dennis E. Smith --
Byzantium / Béatrice Caseau --
Medieval food / Bruno Laurioux --
Food in antiquity: the Islamic dimension / David Waines --
The ideological foundations of the food culture of pre-imperial China / Françoise Sabban.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by John Wilkins and Robin Nadeau.

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"Food and drink reveal to us the heart of a culture. Much can be learnt through the essays in this significant and important study." (Reference Reviews 2016)

 
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