Food in the Ancient World

Wilkins, John (Book - 2006 )
Food in the Ancient World

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Authors: Wilkins, John, 1954-
Title: Food in the ancient world
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006
Characteristics: xiii, 300 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: John M. Wilkins and Shaun Hill
Contents: An overview of food in antiquity
The social context of eating
Food and ancient religion
Staple foods : cereals and pulses
Meat and fish
Wine and drinking
Food in ancient thought
Medical approaches to food
Food in literature
Additional Contributors: Hill, Shaun - 1947-
ISBN: 9780631235514
Branch Call Number: 394.12 W684f 2006
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-289) and index
Subject Headings: Civilization, Ancient Food History Food habits History To 1500
Topical Term: Civilization, Ancient
Food habits
LCCN: 2005013069
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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.

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