Roman Dining: A Special Issue of American Journal of Philology

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  • This special issue of the American Journal of Philology illuminates the nature and function of food and dining in the Roman world, offering historical, sociological, literary, cultural, and material perspectives.The articles collected here explore topics from diverse fields to analyze Roman culture and material practice, including the dietary practices and nutritional concerns of the Romans, dining and its links to ideology during the early imperial period, public banqueting and its social function in Roman society, and the emphasis placed on the waiting servant in both domestic and funerary settings.The American Journal of Philology is renowned for its role in helping to shape American classical scholarship. Today the Journal has achieved worldwide recognition as a forum for international exchange among classicists by publishing original research in Greco-Roman literature, and culture.
  • Binding:
    Paperback
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    394.120937
    EAN:
    9780801882029
    Edition:
    illustrated edition
    ISBN:
    0801882028
    Label:
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $21.95
    Manufacturer:
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    184
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2005-05-13
    Publisher:
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    Studio:
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    Title:
    Roman Dining: A Special Issue of American Journal of Philology
    Creator:
    John F. Donahue

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