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