Apicius: A Critical Edition With an Introduction and English Translation download free [PDF and Ebook] by Apicius

Apicius: A Critical Edition With an Introduction and English Translation download free [PDF and Ebook] by Apicius year 2006
  • Book name: Apicius: A Critical Edition With an Introduction and English Translation
  • Author: Apicius
  • Release date: 2006/1/13
  • Publisher: PROSPECT BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Food and Drink
  • ISBN: 9781903018132
  • Rating: 8.92 of 10
  • Votes: 331
  • Review by: Jamie Song
  • Review rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/7
  • Total pages: 414
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Apicius is the sole remaining cookery book from the days of the Roman Empire. Though there were many ancient Greek and Latin works concerning food, this collection of recipes is unique. The editors suggest that it is a survival from many such collections maintained by working cooks and that the attribution to Apicius the man (a real-life Roman noble of the 2nd century AD), is a mere literary convention. There have been many English translations of this work (and, abroad, some important academic editions) but none reliable since 1958 (Flower and Rosenbaum). In any case, this edition and translation has revisited all surviving manuscripts in Europe and the USA and proposes many new readings and interpretations. The great quality of this editorial team is while the Latin scholarship is supplied by Chris Grocock, Sally Grainger contributes a lifetime's experience in the practical cookery of adaptations of the recipes in this text. This supplies a wholly new angle from which to verify the textual and editorial suggestions.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 24H43M30S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Medieval History, General Cookery, Food & Drink
  • Available formats: PDF, DOC, MobiPocket, WORD, TXT, XPS, ODT, EPUB. Compressed in TAR.BZ, AZW, RAR, LZO, LZMA, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 76.51 USD
  • Dimensions: 174x246x36.07mm
  • Weight: 916.26g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Blackawton, United Kingdom
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