publication . Article . 2016

Bread as Food and Medicament in Oribasius’ Writings

Maciej Kokoszko;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Studia Ceranea, volume 6, pages 355-376 (issn: 2084-140X, eissn: 2449-8378, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Uniwersytet Lodzki (University of Lodz)
  • Country: Poland
Abstract
<jats:p>Treatises left by Oribasius (first and foremost his Collectiones medicae and Eclogae medicamentorum) preserve a vast body of information on the varieties of bread eaten in late antiquity, characterise them from the point of view of dietetics, list medical conditions in which a given variety is especially beneficial, and name medical preparations which include the product. The present study elaborates on Oribasius’ dietetic knowledge and his input into the development of dietetic discourse (namely his influence on Byzantine dietetic doctrine), determines Oribasius’ main information sources on bread, characterises bread as food, lists varieties which were ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiologyfood and beverages
free text keywords: Byzantine architecture, Genealogy, Late Antiquity, Doctrine, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Classics, Medicine, business.industry, business, Oribasius, history of ancient and Byzantine medicine, ancient and Byzantine food history, ancient and Byzantine dietetics, ancient and Byzantine drug-lore, bread, cereals, Slavic languages. Baltic languages. Albanian languages, PG1-9665
Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue
publication . Article . 2016

Bread as Food and Medicament in Oribasius’ Writings

Maciej Kokoszko;