Food for the Gods: New Light on the Ancient Incense Trade

The tale of incense is without doubt one of the so much fascinating in either jap and western tradition. From the 1st millennium BC to the ultra-modern it's been wanted and valued on a par with priceless metals or gemstones. even supposing incense was once a luxurious, it was once fed on in prodigious amounts via the traditional global, in temples and at funerals, but additionally in deepest houses. The papers in this quantity examine the function of incense, basically - notwithstanding now not completely - through the Roman interval. it's was hoping that they're going to offer a kick off point for extra learn into this very important, yet ignored, sector of social and financial archaeology.

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