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Plants of life, plants of death

Author: Frederick J Simoons
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines plants associated with ritual purity, fertility, prosperity and life, and plants associated with ritual impurity, sickness, ill fate and death. It provides detail from history,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Simoons, Frederick J.
Plants of life, plants of death.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1998
(DLC) 98009689
(OCoLC)38311412
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick J Simoons
ISBN: 0585176205 9780585176208
OCLC Number: 45733876
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 568 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Tulsi, holy basil of the Hindus : with notes on sweet basil in the Mediterranean world --
Sacred fig-trees of India --
Mandrake, a root human in form : with notes on ginseng --
A question of odor? : garlic and its relatives as impure foods in the area from Europe to China --
Ritual use and avoidance of the urd bean (Vigna mungo) in India : with comparative data on certain related foods, flavorings and beverages --
The color black in the Pythagorean ban of the fava bean (Vicia faba) --
Favism and the origin of the Pythagorean ban on fava beans --
Pythagoras lives : parallels and survivals of his views of beans in modern and premodern times --
Further notes, elaborations, and conclusions.
Responsibility: Frederick J. Simoons.

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"A most exciting, erudite, and stylish work. I can think of no one other than Simoons who could have written it." Robin Donkin, Cambridge University"

 
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