£21.59
  • RRP: £23.99
  • You Save: £2.40 (10%)
FREE Delivery in the UK.
Usually dispatched within 5 to 7 days.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Taste and the Ancient Senses (The Senses in Antiquity) Paperback – 31 Aug 2016


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
Paperback
£21.59
£19.57 £62.21
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
click to open popover


Frequently bought together

  • Taste and the Ancient Senses (The Senses in Antiquity)
  • +
  • Touch and the Ancient Senses (The Senses in Antiquity)
  • +
  • Smell and the Ancient Senses (The Senses in Antiquity)
Total price: £68.17
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Only on Amazon: One product for every need Only on Amazon: New Releases


Product details

  • Paperback: 310 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (8 Aug. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844658694
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844658695
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 1.3 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,133,779 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description

Review

 

Taste is the most corporeal of senses, requiring not only direct physical contact, but the ingestion of substances that will become part of ourselves. Thanks to its association with "low" bodily functions, taste has commonly been held in low regard by idealizing philosophers and other theorists. This multidisciplinary volume, with contributions from historians, literary critics, and material culture specialists, seeks to redress this imbalance through an engaging exploration of the distinctive qualities, characteristics, and experiences of taste in ancient Greece and Rome. It offers much to ruminate on for readers interested in almost any aspect of the ancient world, food history, or the history of the senses.

- Matthew Roller, Professor of Classics, Johns Hopkins University, USA

About the Author

Kelli C. Rudolph is Lecturer in Classics and Philosophy at the University of Kent, Canterbury. She has research interests in ancient perceptual theories and the relationship between Presocratic and Hellenistic philosophy, and is currently working on theoretical approaches to the senses in antiquity.


No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?