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Dais: The Aegean Feast Louise A. Hitchcock

Dais: The Aegean Feast

Louise A. Hitchcock

Published December 31st 2008
ISBN : 9781935488224
Hardcover
432 pages
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Preface and Acknowledgments Abbreviations KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Yannis HAMILAKIS: Time, Performance, and the Production of a Mnemonic Record: From Feasting to an Archaeology of Eating and Drinking FEASTS FOR THE GODS: FEASTING PRACTICES AND RELIGIOUSMorePreface and Acknowledgments Abbreviations KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Yannis HAMILAKIS: Time, Performance, and the Production of a Mnemonic Record: From Feasting to an Archaeology of Eating and Drinking FEASTS FOR THE GODS: FEASTING PRACTICES AND RELIGIOUS ASPECTS- Jennifer WILSON: What Were the Women Doing While the Men Were Eating and Drinking?: The Evidence of the Frescoes- Anna SIMANDIRAKI: The Minoan Body as a Feast- Bernice JONES: Anthropomorphic Vessels at the Feast: Evidence for Dress or Ornament?- Brent DAVIS: Libation and the Minoan Feast- David COLLARD: Possible Alternatives to Alcohol: The Contextual Analysis of Poppy-shaped Jugs from Cyprus and the Aegean- Dora CONSTANTINIDIS: From Fields to Feasts: Interpreting Aegean Architecture and Iconography in Relation to Feast Preparations- Janice L. CROWLEY: In Honour of the Gods - But Which Gods? Identifying Deities in Aegean Glyptic- Helene WHITTAKER: The Role of Drinking in Religious Ritual in the Mycenaean Period- Elizabeth SHANK: Decorated Dining Halls- Gullog NORDQUIST: Feasting: Participation and Performance FEASTS FOR THE HUMANS: COOKING, FOOD AND WINE- Sarah P. MORRIS: Wine and Water in the Bronze Age: Fermenting, Mixing and Serving Vessels- Thomas M. BROGAN and Andrew J. KOH: Feasting at Mochlos? New Evidence for Wine Production, Storage and Consumption from a Bronze Age Harbor Town on Crete?- Rachel FOX: Tastes, Smells and Spaces: Sensory Perceptions and Mycenaean Palatial Feasting- Bart?omiej LIS: Cooked Food in the Mycenaean Feast - Evidence from the Cooking Pots- Julie HRUBY: You Are How You Eat: Mycenaean Class and Cuisine FEASTS IN THE AEGEAN LANDSCAPE: THE EVIDENCE FROM CRETE- Philip P. BETANCOURT, David S. Reese, Louise L. Verstegen, and Susan C. Ferrence: Feasts for the Dead: Evidence from the Ossuary at Hagios Charalambos- Luca GIRELLA: Feasts in transition? An overview of feasting practices during MM III in Crete- Loeta TYREE, Athanasia KANTA and Harriet Lewis ROBINSON: Evidence for Ritual Eating and Drinking: A View from Skoteino Cave- Judith REID: Dinnertime at Kato Zakro- Jan DRIESSEN, Alexandre FARNOUX and Charlotte LANGOHR: Favissae. Feasting Pits in LM III- Quentin LETESSON and Jan DRIESSEN: From Party to Ritual to Ruin in Minoan Crete: The Spatial Context of Feasting FEASTS IN THE AEGEAN LANDSCAPE: THE EVIDENCE FROM THE MAINLAND- Jennifer ONEILL: Utility and Metaphor: The Design of The House of Tiles at Lerna- Kim S. SHELTON: Drinking, Toasting, Consumption and Libation: Late Helladic IIIA Pottery and a Cup for Every Occasion- Salvatore VITALE: Ritual Drinking and Eating at LH IIIA2 Early Mitrou, East Lokris. Evidence for Mycenaean Feasting Activities?- Gisela WALBERG and David S. REESE: Feasting at Midea IMAGES OF THE FEAST: ICONOGRAPHY- Ingo PINI: Are there any Representations of Feasting in the Aegean Bronze Age?- Fritz BLAKOLMER: Processions in Aegean Iconography II: Who are the Participants?- Susan C. FERRENCE: Is There Iconography of the Minoan Feast?- Marcia NUGENT: Picturing the Feast - Recipes as Art. Botanic Motifs of the Late Bronze Age Cycladic Islands FEASTS ABROAD: COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE FROM THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN- Jennifer M. WEBB and David FRANKEL: Fine Ware Ceramics, Consumption and Commensality: Mechanisms of Horizontal and Vertical Integration in Early Bronze Age Cyprus- Kathryn O. ERIKSSON: Feasting as Part of the Multiculturalism of Late Bronze Age Cyprus- Alison SOUTH: Feasting in Cyprus: a View from Kalavasos- Louise A. HITCHCOCK: Architectures of Feasting- Karen Polinger FOSTER: A Taste for the Exotic- Ann E. KILLEBREW and Justin LEV-TOV: Early Iron Age Feasting and Cuisine: an Indicator of Philistine-Aegean Connectivity?- Aren M. MAEIR: Aegean Feasting and other Indo-European Elements in the Philistine Household- Assaf YASUR-LANDAU: Hard to Handle: Aspects of Organization in Aegean and Near Eastern Feasts FEASTS IN THE TEXTS: THE WRITTEN RECORD- John G. YOUNGER: Food Rations and Portions in Cretan Hieroglyphic Documents- Ioannis FAPPAS: The Use of Perfumed Oils during Feasting Activities: A Comparison of Mycenaean and Near Eastern Written Sources- Stavroula NIKOLOUDIS: Bulls and Belonging: Another Look at PY Cn 3- Thomas G. PALAIMA: The Significance of Mycenaean Words Relating to Meals, Meal Rituals, and Food- Vassilis P. PETRAKIS: E-ke-ra2-wo ? wa-na-ka: The Implications of a Probable Non-Identification for Pylian Feasting and Politics- Cynthia W. SHELMERDINE: Host and Guest at a Mycenaean Feast- Jorg WEILHARTNER: Some Observations on the Commodities in the Linear B Tablets Referring to Sacrificial Banquets- AFTERTHOUGHT- Thomas G. PALAIMA: A New Linear B Inscription from the Land Down Under: AUS HO(ME) Bo 2008.