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Taste or Taboo: Dietary Choices in Antiquity

This book looks at the way in which food was employed in Greek and Roman literature to impart an identity, whether social, individual, religious or ethnic. In many instances, these markers are laid down in the way that foods were … Continue reading

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PACE – Project on Ancient Cultural Engagement

A perennial set of problems in human society concerns group understanding (in ethnic, racial, religious, familial, and voluntary-association terms), cultural identity, and issues of interaction. How do we understand ourselves in relationship to the various groups in which we have … Continue reading

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