T&T Clark Handbook of Food in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel

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T&T Clark Handbook of Food in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel

T&T Clark Handbook of Food in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel

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Food and feasting are key themes in the Hebrew Bible and the culture it represents. The contributors to this handbookdraw on a multitude of disciplines to offer an overview of food in the Hebrew Bible and ancient Israel. Archaeologicalmaterials from biblical lands along with the recent interest in ethnographic data a new focus in anthropology and emerging technologies provide valuable information about ancient foodways.The contributors examine not only the textual materials of the Hebrew Bible and related epigraphic works but also engage in a wider archaeological environmental and historical understanding of ancient Israel as it pertains to food.Divided into five parts this handbook examines and considers environmental and socio-economic issues such as climate and trade the production of raw materials and the technology of harvesting and food processing. The cultural role of food and meals in festivals holidays and biblical regulations is also discussed as is the way food and drink are treated in biblical texts in related epigraphic materials and in iconography. Language: English
  • Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
  • Category: Religion
  • Format: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Publication Date: 2021/01/02
  • Publisher / Label: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
  • Number of Pages: 640
  • Fruugo ID: 105341966-222212523
  • ISBN: 9780567679796
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