London: The British School at Rome, 1995. Cloth. Octavo (254 x 180 mm.), xviii, 317 pp., cloth in dustjacket. Spotting to top edge, spine somewhat sunned, now protected in plastic cover, near fine. Near fine / very good +. Item #650
The record of an international conference on wine and society in the ancient world. Themes include the relationship between conviviality and social structures, wine and religion and culture and wine. The papers are grouped into sections: Alcohol in Near Eastern Culture; Wine in Greek Culture; Wine and Society in Etruria and Italy; Wine and Society in Republican and Imperial Rome. Texts in English, French or Italian.