A significant other to nutrients within the historic World offers a complete review of the cultural facets in relation to the construction, instruction, and intake of food and drinks in antiquity.
• presents an up to date evaluate of the examine of nutrients within the historic world
• Addresses all facets of nutrients construction, distribution, education, and intake in the course of antiquity
• gains unique scholarship from probably the most influential North American and ecu experts in Classical background, old heritage, and archaeology
• Covers a large geographical diversity from Britain to historic Asia, together with Egypt and Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, areas surrounding the Black Sea, and China
• Considers the relationships of foodstuff on the subject of historical vitamin, foodstuff, philosophy, gender, classification, faith, and extra
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