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Food in the Ancient World

Food in the Ancient World by John Wilkins
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In Food in the Ancient World, a respected classicist and a practising world-class chef explore a millennium of eating and drinking.



  • Explores a millennium of food consumption, from c.750 BC to 200 AD.

  • Shows the pivotal role food had in a world where it was linked with morality and the social order.

  • Concerns people from all walks of life – impoverished citizens subsisting on cereals to the meat-eating elites.

  • Describes religious sacrifices, ancient dinner parties and drinking bouts, as well as exotic foods and recipes.

  • Considers the role of food in ancient literature from Homer to Juvenal and Petronius.
Wiley; February 2009
316 pages; ISBN 9781405154703
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Title: Food in the Ancient World
Author: John Wilkins; Shaun Hill
 
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