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Nectar & Ambrosia: An Encyclopedia of Food in World Mythology [Hardcover]

Tamra Andrews

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26 Oct 2000
Now, for the first time, the magic properties and uses of food by both mortals and immortals as represented in the world’s myths and legends are brought together and explained in Nectar and Ambrosia. This A-to-Z volume is filled with an abundance of exotic lore and legend

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  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO (26 Oct 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3540445234
  • ISBN-13: 978-3540445234
  • ASIN: 1576070360
  • Product Dimensions: 25.8 x 18.3 x 2.2 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,827,937 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Draws intriguing connections between food & world mythology 28 April 2001
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Nectar and Ambrosia draws some unusual and intriguing connections between food and world mythology, examining the magic properties and uses of food through myths and legends. Nectar and Ambrosia will appeal to a wide audience as it provides links between culture and culinary folklore.
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