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Food in the ancient world from A-Z

Author: Andrew Dalby
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sensual, yet pre-eminently functional, food is of intrinsic interest to us all, and was a necessity and pleasure in ancient times as well. In this informative and entertaining work of reference, Andrew Dalby explores an encyclopaedic range of foods and drinks known to us from the Greek and Roman worlds. Food in the Ancient World from A to Z will be an invaluable companion for classicists and gastronomes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Dalby
ISBN: 0415232597 9780415232593
OCLC Number: 810760011
Description: xvi, 408 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Dalby.

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"Sensual, yet pre-eminently functional, food is of intrinsic interest to us all, and was a necessity and pleasure in ancient times as well. In this informative and entertaining work of reference, Andrew Dalby explores an encyclopaedic range of foods and drinks known to us from the Greek and Roman worlds. Food in the Ancient World from A to Z will be an invaluable companion for classicists and gastronomes alike."--BOOK JACKET.

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