By Evi Margaritis,Jane M. Renfrew,Martin K. Jones,Sherry Fox
This quantity investigates diversified elements concerning the historical, social, and fiscal worth of wine, from the prehistory via to trendy occasions. It makes a speciality of the Aegean and Cyprus, key parts for the historical past of the vine and the advance of the commercial price and buying and selling of wine. No past learn has accomplished the targeted insurance awarded during this quantity, spanning this sort of chronological variety with continuously leading edge and methods, methodologies and new datasets. With first-class case reports, it synthesizes archaeological, archaeobotanical, and natural continues to be, complemented by means of written assets. via dialogue of the social contexts of food and drinks in Neolithic Greece, the wide construction and long-distance alternate of wine, the ensuing fiscal association and its influence on land administration, the social function of wine intake in ritual or in ceremonial feasting, the creation of wine in rural Hellenistic Greece, its healing use, alternate within the Byzantine period or even modern-day construction in Cyprus (to point out just a couple of of the vital points), this quantity primarily deepens our realizing of this complicated subject and in addition to pointing how you can new percentages for destiny learn.
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