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Meals in a Social Context: Aspects of the Communal Meal in the Hellenistic and Roman World
     

Meals in a Social Context: Aspects of the Communal Meal in the Hellenistic and Roman World

by Hanne Sigismund Nielsen (Editor), Inge Nielsen (Editor)
 

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Scholarly contribution provide insight into how social mores and etiquette were transmitted to children, the growing significance of family for Christians, the culture clashes of Greek and Roman, and the development of religious connotations around meals. The wide range of related interdisciplinary topics considered includes the development of the Eucharist as a

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Scholarly contribution provide insight into how social mores and etiquette were transmitted to children, the growing significance of family for Christians, the culture clashes of Greek and Roman, and the development of religious connotations around meals. The wide range of related interdisciplinary topics considered includes the development of the Eucharist as a ritual in its own right, funeral banquets, the role of women at meals, the architecture of the Greek and Roman meal and the provision of food for the poor.

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ISBN-13:
9788779340060
Publisher:
Aarhus University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2001
Series:
Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity Series , #1
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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