Eat, Drink, and Be Merry (Luke 12:19) - Food and Wine in Byzantium

Papers of the 37th Annual Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, In Honour of Professor A.A.M. Bryer
Editor(s): 
Brubake, Leslie
Editor(s): 
Linardou, Kallirroe
ISBN: 
9780754661191
Date published: 
December 2007
Hardback
Pages: 
0

This volume brings together a group of scholars to consider the rituals of eating together in the Byzantine world, the material culture of Byzantine food and wine consumption, the transport and exchange of agricultural products, and a variety of other topics, including: dancing at dinner, banquets in Byzantium, monastic dining, what to wear to dinner, the Byzantine diet, where to eat and what to drink, and the symbolism of eating in Byzantine hagiography.