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Articles (Food)

The Roman state existed in practice for XIII centuries, being the power which was impacting the history. Therefore, I decided that I would tell the history of ancient Rome in the articles below, which will not necessarily cover only the Eternal City.

I encourage you to send articles and point out any corrections or inaccuracies.

About ancient gluttons

Greeks taught the Romans not only philosophy but also feasting. Greek symposiums were imitated by Roman elites, and the tables were simply laden with dishes, the splendour of which can be seen, for example, thanks to the preserved cookbook of Apicius.

Roman mosaic showing a feast

Pepper in ancient Rome

Feasts of Lucullus are one of the most characteristic topics related to the culture of ancient Rome. However, they could not take place without the most important and most closely related spice – black pepper. It was used as a medicine for all diseases, spices and currencies.

Still life showing a fruit basket and a vase

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