A Companion to Food in the Ancient World (Blackwell by John Wilkins,Robin Nadeau

By John Wilkins,Robin Nadeau

A better half to nutrients within the historic World offers a complete assessment of the cultural points in terms of the construction, training, and intake of food and drinks in antiquity.

• presents an up to date evaluate of the examine of nutrition within the old world

• Addresses all elements of meals construction, distribution, coaching, and intake in the course of antiquity

• good points unique scholarship from essentially the most influential North American and eu experts in Classical background, historical 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 nutrients with regards to historical nutrition, nutrients, philosophy, gender, category, faith, and more

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