From Feasting to Fasting, the Evolution of a Sin: Attitudes to Food in Late Antiquity

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a
Aaron 132
Abner 22
Achaeus of Eritrea 214 n
Acts of the Apostles 1 , 62 , 192 , 205 n, 238 n, 260 n;
Apostolic Decree 86 , 224 n;
authorship of 74 -5;
breaking of bread 68 , 77 , 78 , 79 ;
charity 82 -3;
circumcision 84 ;
communal meals 77 - 82 , 118 ;
dating of 75 -6, 85 , 227 n;
fasting 86 -8;
‘Hellenists’ and ‘Hebrews’ 82 , 83 ;
historical accuracy of 76 ;
history of the Church in 77 ;
Jewish food laws 83 -6;
meat eating in 144 ;
Paul and 62 , 220 -1n, 227 n, 231 n;
the text 74 -7;
vision of Peter 83 -4, 85 -6,
see also Luke;
Paul
Adkin, Neil 257 n
Aelius Aristides 54
Aelius Donatus 158
Aeneas 38 -9
agape see communal meals
Ahab 22
akedia 262 n
Alciphron 212 n, 218 n, 244 n
Alcmaeon of Croton 215 n
alcohol see drunkenness;
wine drinking
Alexander, bishop of Jerusalem 91 , 92
Altaner, B.-Stuiber, A. 242 n
Ambrose, bishop of Milan 123 -4, 166 -7, 169 , 186 , 259 n;
Origen and 142 , 147 , 152 , 250 n
Ambrosiaster 246 n
Ammianus 211 n
Anaximander 215 n
Anchises 38 -9
Anderson, Graham 213 n
animals see meat eating;
sacrifice;
vegetarianism
Anna 130 , 205 n
anorexia 3 - 4 , 170 , 189 ;
concepts of the ‘self and ‘body’ in 4 , 263 n;
dualism and 189 ;
gender and 263 n;
rejection of sexuality and 4 ,
see also undernutrition
Antiphanes 98 -9
Antony 254 n;
biography of 159 , 254 n
Apicius 47
Apocrypha 23 ,
see also Bible
Apollonius of Molon 85
Apuleius 41 -2
Aqiba, Rab 26 ,
see also rabbinic literature
Arbesmann, Rudolph 6 - 7 , 204 n, 209 n, 211 -12n, 213 n, 232 n, 247 n
Ariphon 213 n
Aristophanes 218 n
Aristotle 40 , 44 , 58 , 212 n, 229 n, 238 n;
Galen and 51 -2, 216 n;
on sexuality 239 n, 241 n
asceticism 8 ;
Christian see Christian asceticism;
of Cynics 31 , 56 , 161 - 2;
dualism and 23 ;
female 253 n;
of heretics 196 -7;
Jewish women 27 ;
Jews and 23 , 26 -7, 207 n;
Josephus on 207 n;
in Judaism 23 , 26 -7, 207 n;
of Manichees see

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From Feasting to Fasting, the Evolution of a Sin: Attitudes to Food in Late Antiquity
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Abbreviations ix
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - The Jewish Background 14
  • 2 - The Graeco-Roman Background 34
  • 3 - Food and Fasting in the Pauline Epistles 60
  • 4 - Food and Fasting in the Acts of the Apostles 74
  • 5 - Clement of Alexandria 90
  • 6 - Food and Fasting in the Works of Tertullian 114
  • 7 - Food and Fasting in Origen and Eusebius 140
  • 8 - Jerome and Ascetic Propaganda 157
  • 9 - Augustine and Ascetic Practice 180
  • Conclusion 191
  • Notes 198
  • Bibliography 267
  • Index 278
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