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Festus and ritual foodstuffs

Glinister, Fay 2014. Festus and ritual foodstuffs. Eruditio Antiqua 6 , pp. 215-227.

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Abstract This article examines some of the entries in Festus and Paul the Deacon which relate tosacred cakes. It emphasises the importance of the preparation of these cakes, in terms ofingredients and the various ways in which they were shaped. It also considers some of the failings of the sources when we try to understand the ways in which these foodstuffs wereemployed in Roman ritual.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
Publisher: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
ISSN: 2105-0791
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2023 16:45

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