The Roman Banquet: Images of Conviviality

The Roman Banquet: Images of Conviviality


Drawing usually upon historic inscriptions in addition to different archaeological fabric, Katherine Dunbabin stories the representations of the ceremonial dinner in Roman portray, mosaic, sculpture, and the minor arts, and compares them to archaeological facts in addition to written assets. She discusses the historical past of eating practices and the evolution of the iconography of eating. through highlighting the creative and archaeological facts, Dunbabin deals a extra well-rounded photo of the function of the Roman ceremonial dinner than are available in literary assets by myself.

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