Sensual Religion - Religion and the Five Senses - Graham Harvey

Sensual Religion - Religion and the Five Senses - Graham Harvey

3. The Taste of Religion in the Roman World

Sensual Religion - Religion and the Five Senses - Graham Harvey

Zena Kamash [+-]
Royal Holloway University of London
Zena Kamash is Lecturer in Roman Archaeology in the Department of Classics at Royal Holloway University of London. She has wide-ranging interests that include food, religion and memory in the Roman world with a particular focus on Roman Britain and the Roman Middle East. She has curated an exhibition on food in the Roman world at Corinium Museum (Cirencester, UK).

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As well as providing an overview of taste and mainstream Roman religion through sacrifice and feasting, this chapter highlights some of the specific tastes, and possible menus, of Roman religion, drawing out how these differed from everyday life, and how these differed from god to god and from god to human.

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Kamash, Zena. 3. The Taste of Religion in the Roman World. Sensual Religion - Religion and the Five Senses. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 63-83 Sep 2018. ISBN 9781781794159. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=34240. Date accessed: 20 Aug 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.34240. Sep 2018

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