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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 96–103.
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...
Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 32–37.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... Recognition of birth, marriage, and death——the three major turning points in the intimate life of a family——may still be observed with dishes or ingredients traceable to the Renaissance, but many older traditions have been modified or forgotten entirely in the last thirty years. Financial constraints once...