Food in the Ancient World from a to Z
|Series title:||The Ancient World from a to Z Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
Sensual yet pre-eminently functional, food is of intrinsic interest to us all. This exciting new work by a leading authority explores food and related concepts in the Greek and Roman worlds.
In entries ranging from a few lines to a couple of pages, Andrew Dalby describes individual foodstuffs (such as catfish, gazelle, peaches and parsley), utensils, ancient writers on food, and a vast range of other topics, drawn from classical literature, history and archaeology, as well as...