Empire Of Pleasures

Author: Andrew Dalby
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415280730
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An evocative survey of the sensory culture of the Roman Empire, showing how the Romans themselves depicted their food, wine and entertainments in literature and in art.
Empire of Pleasures
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Andrew Dalby
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Psychology Press

An evocative survey of the sensory culture of the Roman Empire, showing how the Romans themselves depicted their food, wine and entertainments in literature and in art.
The Divine Epicurus, Or the Empire of Pleasure Over the Vertues ... Rendered Into English by E. Cooke, Esq
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Antoine LE GRAND (Philosophical Writer.)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1676 - Publisher:

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Tastes of Byzantium
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Andrew Dalby
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-15 - Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks

Describes the food and eating customs during the Byzantine Empire.
Bacchus
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Andrew Dalby
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Getty Publications

This is the life story of the wine god Bacchus-seducer, magician, and merrymaker-as never told before. Tales of his bizarre birth from a womb fashioned in his father Zeus's thigh led to even stranger stories, passed down through generations of dramatists, poets, storytellers, and historians. Bacchus is best remembered, however,
Leisure, Pleasure and Healing
Language: en
Pages: 524
Authors: Esti Dvorjetski
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: BRILL

This book deals with leisure, pleasure and healing at the spas in the eastern Mediterranean basin since the biblical era throughout the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, and early Muslim periods focusing on daily life, healing cults, medical recommendations and treatments at the curative spas.