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Revealing the Dark World behind Ancient Greek Gastronomy

Revealing the Dark World behind Ancient Greek Gastronomy

Food for thought: Think about our dealings with food today and pay attention to the many purposes it is used for. What comes to mind when you think of food? At the back of our heads we’re almost always thinking about the food that we eat daily, aren’t we? Food holds the power to connect people together, create memories, and bring happiness to our otherwise mundane lives. Gastronomy for the Ancient Greeks during the Archaic Greece to Roman Periods (800 BCE - post 100 BCE) wasn’t always solely for survival, and we will discover just why that is in this blogpost.