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Gastronomica. 2012; 12496–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.4.96
Published: 01 November 2012
...jane levi The article investigates a range of lavishly staged banquets evoking death and funerary rituals in history and fiction, comparing them with actual funerary practices involving food. Examples discussed range from the ancient world (Greece, Rome, Egypt) to Renaissance Italy, early modern...
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Gastronomica. 2003; 3182–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2003.3.1.82
Published: 01 February 2003
..., which blurred the line between this world and the next. Their funerary practices involved serving food to supernatural creatures who inhabited the earth. In such a region, the imposition of the Hindu caste system, which attributed preeminence to the Brahmins and the males, further increased the sense of...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19320–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.20
Published: 01 August 2019
... and domestica- tion practices by these communities likely inspired the first experiments with horse herding for purposes of securing a winter supply of meat and for symbolic use in funerary rites around the end of the fifth millennium BCE. However, it would take a wrenching climatic shift associated...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18127–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.1.27
Published: 01 February 2018
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16379–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.79
Published: 01 August 2016
... with the physical, material world that undoubtedly affected social relations. This was accompanied by radical shifts in production practices—a move away from household production into the realm of craft specialists—alongside which there was an explosion in the range of tableware for consumption of food...
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Gastronomica. 2013; 13422–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2013.13.4.22
Published: 01 November 2013
... Taoist (i.e., folk) creed, make-believe gold and silks are prepared to send him off in style, sometimes even a horse is provided (Fig. 2), and massive handfuls of funerary offerings called hell notes are set aflame as a sort of legal tender to smooth the way in the spirit world. The dollop of maltose...
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Gastronomica. 2008; 8291–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2008.8.2.91
Published: 01 May 2008
... 8 91 G A S T R O N O M IC A Dining Posture in Ancient Rome: Bodies, Values, and Status Matthew B. Roller Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006 xii + 219 pp. Illustrations. $39.50 (cloth) In Matthew Roller s introduction to Dining Posture in Ancient Rome, he notes that Roman dining practices...
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Gastronomica. 2001; 11100–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2001.1.1.100
Published: 01 February 2001
... actual bakeries, food emporia, and well-stocked kitchens at Pompeii and Herculaneum provide rich material for Roman culinary practices, which Bober analyzes in a masterly fashion. She defends Roman cookery against past critics (among them M.F.K. Fisher) who characterized its cuisine as heavy in sauces...