The Resource A companion to food in the ancient world, edited by John Wilkins and Robin Nadeau

A companion to food in the ancient world, edited by John Wilkins and Robin Nadeau

Label
A companion to food in the ancient world
Title
A companion to food in the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Wilkins and Robin Nadeau
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2850
LC item number
.C59 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilkins, John
  • Nadeau, Robin
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gastronomy
  • Food habits
  • Dinners and dining
  • Food in literature
  • Dinners and dining in literature
  • Latin literature
  • Greek literature
Label
A companion to food in the ancient world, edited by John Wilkins and Robin Nadeau
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Literature and approaches -- Food in greek literature / Richard Hunter & Demetra Koukouzika -- Athenaeus the encyclopedist / Oswyn Murray -- Food in Latin literature / Matthew Leigh -- Cookery books / Robin Nadeau -- Medical literature, diet and health / John Wilkins -- Food and ancient philosophy / Paul Scade -- Food, gender and sexuality / Florence Dupont -- Class and power / Elke Stein-Hölkeskamp -- The archaeology of food consumption / Martin Pitts -- Roman food remains in archaeology and the contents of a Roman sewer at Herculaneum / Mark Robinson & Erica Rowan -- Anthropology and food studies / Sarah Hitch -- Art & images: feasting in ancient Greece and Rome / François Lissarrague -- Production & transport -- Animals, meat and alimentary by-products: patterns of production and consumption / Christophe Chandezon -- Fish / Dimitra Mylona -- Agriculture / Geoffrey Kron -- Storage and transport / Robert I. Curtis -- Supplying cities / Paul Erdkamp -- Preparation -- Men, women and slaves / Andrew Dalby -- Kitchens / Bradley A. Ault -- Baking and cooking / Nicolas Monteix -- Dining in ancient Greece / Pauline Schmitt Pantel -- Symposium / Sean Corner -- Royal feasting / Konrad Vössing -- Roman dining / John F. Donahue -- Table manners / Robin Nadeau -- Wine appreciation in ancient Greece / Thibaut Boulay -- Cultures beyond Athens and Rome -- Food, culture and environment in ancient Asia Minor / Stephen Mitchell -- Food among Greeks of the Black Sea: the challenging diet of Olbia / David Braund -- Mesopotamia / Brigitte Lion -- Food in ancient Egypt / Pierre Tallet -- "Celtic" food: perspectives from Britain / Martin Pitts -- Food & religion. Great food cultures -- Sacrifice / Sarah Hitch -- Jewish meals in antiquity / Jordan D. Rosenblum -- Food and dining in early Christianity / Dennis E. Smith -- Byzantium / Béatrice Caseau -- Medieval food / Bruno Laurioux -- Food in antiquity: the Islamic dimension / David Waines -- The ideological foundations of the food culture of pre-imperial China / Françoise Sabban
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118878255
Lccn
2015000633
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99976666229
System control number
(NhCcYBP)12514492
Label
A companion to food in the ancient world, edited by John Wilkins and Robin Nadeau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Literature and approaches -- Food in greek literature / Richard Hunter & Demetra Koukouzika -- Athenaeus the encyclopedist / Oswyn Murray -- Food in Latin literature / Matthew Leigh -- Cookery books / Robin Nadeau -- Medical literature, diet and health / John Wilkins -- Food and ancient philosophy / Paul Scade -- Food, gender and sexuality / Florence Dupont -- Class and power / Elke Stein-Hölkeskamp -- The archaeology of food consumption / Martin Pitts -- Roman food remains in archaeology and the contents of a Roman sewer at Herculaneum / Mark Robinson & Erica Rowan -- Anthropology and food studies / Sarah Hitch -- Art & images: feasting in ancient Greece and Rome / François Lissarrague -- Production & transport -- Animals, meat and alimentary by-products: patterns of production and consumption / Christophe Chandezon -- Fish / Dimitra Mylona -- Agriculture / Geoffrey Kron -- Storage and transport / Robert I. Curtis -- Supplying cities / Paul Erdkamp -- Preparation -- Men, women and slaves / Andrew Dalby -- Kitchens / Bradley A. Ault -- Baking and cooking / Nicolas Monteix -- Dining in ancient Greece / Pauline Schmitt Pantel -- Symposium / Sean Corner -- Royal feasting / Konrad Vössing -- Roman dining / John F. Donahue -- Table manners / Robin Nadeau -- Wine appreciation in ancient Greece / Thibaut Boulay -- Cultures beyond Athens and Rome -- Food, culture and environment in ancient Asia Minor / Stephen Mitchell -- Food among Greeks of the Black Sea: the challenging diet of Olbia / David Braund -- Mesopotamia / Brigitte Lion -- Food in ancient Egypt / Pierre Tallet -- "Celtic" food: perspectives from Britain / Martin Pitts -- Food & religion. Great food cultures -- Sacrifice / Sarah Hitch -- Jewish meals in antiquity / Jordan D. Rosenblum -- Food and dining in early Christianity / Dennis E. Smith -- Byzantium / Béatrice Caseau -- Medieval food / Bruno Laurioux -- Food in antiquity: the Islamic dimension / David Waines -- The ideological foundations of the food culture of pre-imperial China / Françoise Sabban
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118878255
Lccn
2015000633
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99976666229
System control number
(NhCcYBP)12514492

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