From Feasting To Fasting: The Evolution of a Sin, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

From Feasting To Fasting

The Evolution of a Sin, 1st Edition

By Veronika Grimm


298 pages

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


'Grimm covers a huge time-span and an enormous number of texts and her work is sure to provoke vigorous debate … Her observations are thought provoking.'Journal of Roman Studies

'This book gives a fascinating insight into the history of the development of fasting and asceticism in the ancient world.'European Eating Disorders Review

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General