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Dilectus Ciborum

Essen Im Diskurs der Romischen Antike

Dilectus Ciborum( )
Author: Tietz, Werner
Series title:Hypomnemata Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht GmbH & Company KG
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $113.00
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English summary: This work deals with food as a sign or symbol in ancient Roman society. Of major relevance for such a field of research is the mos maiorum, the construed but normative way one's forebears were said to have lived. Especially encounters with Greek culture lead the Romans to become aware of their own identity. Considering above all the mos maiorum, this book undertakes an examination of the various fields in which food worked as a social sign. Under scrutiny are, amongst...
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Book Weight:3.26 Pounds

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