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The Resource Eating to excess : the meaning of gluttony and the fat body in the ancient world, Susan E. Hill, (electronic resource)

Eating to excess : the meaning of gluttony and the fat body in the ancient world, Susan E. Hill, (electronic resource)

Label
Eating to excess : the meaning of gluttony and the fat body in the ancient world
Title
Eating to excess
Title remainder
the meaning of gluttony and the fat body in the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
Susan E. Hill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This provocative book explores how ancient notions about the fat body and the glutton in western culture both challenge and confirm ideas about what it means to be overweight and gluttonous today
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hill, Susan E
Dewey number
394.1/2
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2850
LC item number
.H49 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Praeger series on the ancient world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food habits
  • Gluttony
  • Human body
  • Obesity
  • Excess (Philosophy)
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • History, Ancient
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Excess (Philosophy)
  • Food habits
  • Gluttony
  • History, Ancient
  • Human body
  • Obesity
Label
Eating to excess : the meaning of gluttony and the fat body in the ancient world, Susan E. Hill, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the glutton and the fat body in the ancient world -- All fat is the lord's -- Philosophizing excess in Plato and Aristotle -- Inside and out: medicine, health, and physiognomy in the ancient world -- Popular gluttons and fat bodies: the trickster Herakles, Petronius's Satyricon, and Anthenaeus's The learned banqueters -- Ingest the world, not the world: early Christian ideas of excess and self-restraint -- Gluttony becomes a deadly sin
Control code
ocn759006655
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313385070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613255587
Other physical details
map.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 325558
  • 9C0E3558-95BD-4191-8B1C-D23C0564739D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o759006655
  • (OCoLC)759006655
Label
Eating to excess : the meaning of gluttony and the fat body in the ancient world, Susan E. Hill, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the glutton and the fat body in the ancient world -- All fat is the lord's -- Philosophizing excess in Plato and Aristotle -- Inside and out: medicine, health, and physiognomy in the ancient world -- Popular gluttons and fat bodies: the trickster Herakles, Petronius's Satyricon, and Anthenaeus's The learned banqueters -- Ingest the world, not the world: early Christian ideas of excess and self-restraint -- Gluttony becomes a deadly sin
Control code
ocn759006655
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313385070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613255587
Other physical details
map.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 325558
  • 9C0E3558-95BD-4191-8B1C-D23C0564739D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o759006655
  • (OCoLC)759006655

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