Bread as Food and Medicament in Oribasius’ Writings

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Kokoszko, Maciej ; Jagusiak, Krzysztof ; Dybała, Jolanta (2016)
  • Publisher: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18778/2084-140X.06.18
  • Subject: ancient and Byzantine dietetics | Oribasius | bread | ancient and Byzantine drug-lore | ancient and Byzantine food history | cereals | history of ancient and Byzantine medicine
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

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 ... View more
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