The Resource Taste and the ancient senses, edited by Kelli C. Rudolph

Taste and the ancient senses, edited by Kelli C. Rudolph

Label
Taste and the ancient senses
Title
Taste and the ancient senses
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kelli C. Rudolph
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The sense of taste is at once highly individual and deeply cultural. Taste is a functional sense, so closely tied with the physical necessity for food that it is frequently characterised among the lower, bodily sensations. Assumed to operate on a primitive, nearly instinctual level, taste requires intimate interaction with its objects of perception, which enter the mouth, pass through the throat and eventually become part of the perceiver. Taste and the Ancient Senses explores the use of taste metaphors in Graeco-Roman literature, which provides us with a window into their own theorising about taste. The values and meaning of tastes, food and eating are also revealed through cultural practices and habits which are accessible to us through the literary, historical and material record. It is in these contexts that we can examine the symbolic function and social values that surround the tastes the Greeks and Romans embrace and reject"--Publisher description
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
152.1/670938
Index
index present
LC call number
DF78
LC item number
.T37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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editor of compilation
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  • Rudolph, Kelli C.
  • EBSCOhost
Series statement
The senses in antiquity
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  • Greece
  • Rome
  • Taste
  • Taste
  • Senses and sensation
  • Senses and sensation
  • Taste in literature
  • Senses and sensation in literature
  • Metaphor in literature
  • Classical literature, Hellenistic
Label
Taste and the ancient senses, edited by Kelli C. Rudolph
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1565827
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: On the tip of the tongue : making sense of ancient taste / Kelli C. Rudolph -- Tastes of Greek poetry : from Homer to Aristophanes / Sarah Hitch -- Tastes of reality : epistemology and the senses in ancient philosophy / Kelli C. Rudolph -- Tastes in ancient botany, medicine and science : bitter herbs and sweet honey / Laurence Totelin -- Tastes of Homer : Matro's gastroaesthetic tour through epic / Mario Telò -- Tasting the Roman world / Emily Gowers -- Tastes from beyond : Persephone's pomegranate and otherworldly consumption in antiquity / Meredith J. C. Warren -- Tastes of Roman Italy : early Roman expansion and taste articulation / Laura Banducci -- Tastes and digestion : archaeology and medicine in Roman Italy / Patricia Baker -- Tastes of meat in antiquity : integrating the textual and zooarchaeological evidence / Michael MacKinnon -- Tastes in the Roman provinces : an archaeobotanical approach to socio-cultural change / Alexandra Livarda -- Tastes of wine : sensorial wine analysis in ancient Greece / Thibaut Boulay -- Tastes of the extraordinary : flavour lists in imperial Rome / John Paulas -- Tastes of danger and pleasure in early and late antique christianity / Béatrice Caseau
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317515418
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40027397823
Label
Taste and the ancient senses, edited by Kelli C. Rudolph
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1565827
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: On the tip of the tongue : making sense of ancient taste / Kelli C. Rudolph -- Tastes of Greek poetry : from Homer to Aristophanes / Sarah Hitch -- Tastes of reality : epistemology and the senses in ancient philosophy / Kelli C. Rudolph -- Tastes in ancient botany, medicine and science : bitter herbs and sweet honey / Laurence Totelin -- Tastes of Homer : Matro's gastroaesthetic tour through epic / Mario Telò -- Tasting the Roman world / Emily Gowers -- Tastes from beyond : Persephone's pomegranate and otherworldly consumption in antiquity / Meredith J. C. Warren -- Tastes of Roman Italy : early Roman expansion and taste articulation / Laura Banducci -- Tastes and digestion : archaeology and medicine in Roman Italy / Patricia Baker -- Tastes of meat in antiquity : integrating the textual and zooarchaeological evidence / Michael MacKinnon -- Tastes in the Roman provinces : an archaeobotanical approach to socio-cultural change / Alexandra Livarda -- Tastes of wine : sensorial wine analysis in ancient Greece / Thibaut Boulay -- Tastes of the extraordinary : flavour lists in imperial Rome / John Paulas -- Tastes of danger and pleasure in early and late antique christianity / Béatrice Caseau
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317515418
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40027397823

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