A Companion to Food in the Ancient World

Original Publish Date: Jun 29, 2015
Product Number: EB00619386
Released: Aug 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118878194
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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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 influential North American and European specialists in Classical history, ancient history, and archaeology - Covers a wide geographical range from Britain to ancient Asia, including Egypt and Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, regions surrounding the Black Sea, and China - Considers the relationships of food in relation to ancient diet, nutrition, philosophy, gender, class, religion, and more

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