Dais. The Aegean Feast
Proceedings of the 12th International Aegean Conference / 12e Rencontre égéenne internationale, University of Melbourne, Centre for Classics and Archaeology, 25-29 March 2008
Editors: Hitchcock L.A., Laffineur R., Crowley J.L.
Pages: 432 p. + LXXIV pl.
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Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments
- Yannis HAMILAKIS, Time, Performance, and the Production of a Mnemonic Record: From Feasting to an Archaeology of Eating and Drinking
I. FEASTS FOR THE GODS: FEASTING PRACTICES AND RELIGIOUS ASPECTS
- Jennifer WILSON, What Were the Women Doing While the Men Were Eating and Drinking?
The Evidence of the Frescoes
- Anna SIMANDIRAKI, The Minoan Body as a Feast
- Bernice JONES, Anthropomorphic Vessels at the Feast: Evidence for Dress or Ornament?
- Brent DAVIS, Libation and the Minoan Feast
- David COLLARD, Possible Alternatives to Alcohol: The Contextual Analysis of Poppy-shaped Jugs from Cyprus and the Aegean
- Dora CONSTANTINIDIS, From Fields to Feasts: Interpreting Aegean Architecture and Iconography in Relation to Feast Preparations
- Janice L. CROWLEY, In Honour of the Gods – But Which Gods? Identifying Deities in Aegean Glyptic
- Helène WHITTAKER, The Role of Drinking in Religious Ritual in the Mycenaean Period
- Elizabeth SHANK, Decorated Dining Halls
- Gullög NORDQUIST, Feasting: Participation and Performance
II. FEASTS FOR THE HUMANS: COOKING, FOOD AND WINE
- Sarah P. MORRIS, Wine and Water in the Bronze Age: Fermenting, Mixing and Serving Vessels
- Thomas M. BROGAN and Andrew J. KOH, Feasting at Mochlos? New Evidence for Wine Production, Storage and Consumption from a Bronze Age Harbor Town on Crete?
- Rachel FOX, Tastes, Smells and Spaces: Sensory Perceptions and Mycenaean Palatial Feasting
- Bartlomiej LIS, Cooked Food in the Mycenaean Feast – Evidence from the Cooking Pots
- Julie HRUBY, You Are How You Eat: Mycenaean Class and Cuisine
IIIa. FEASTS IN THE AEGEAN LANDSCAPE: THE EVIDENCE FROM CRETE
- Philip P. BETANCOURT, David S. REESE, Louise L. VERSTEGEN, and Susan C. FERRENCE, Feasts for the Dead: Evidence from the Ossuary at Hagios Charalambos
- Luca GIRELLA, Feasts in ‘transition’? An overview of feasting practices during MM III in Crete
- Loeta TYREE, Athanasia KANTA and Harriet Lewis ROBINSON, Evidence for Ritual Eating and Drinking: A View from Skoteino Cave
- Judith REID, Dinnertime at Kato Zakro
- Jan DRIESSEN, Alexandre FARNOUX and Charlotte LANGOHR, Favissae. Feasting Pits in LM III
- Quentin LETESSON and Jan DRIESSEN, From ‘Party’ to ‘Ritual’ to ‘Ruin’ in Minoan Crete: The Spatial Context of Feasting
IIIb. FEASTS IN THE AEGEAN LANDSCAPE: THE EVIDENCE FROM THE MAINLAND
- Jennifer O’NEILL, Utility and Metaphor: The Design of The House of Tiles at Lerna
- Kim S. SHELTON, Drinking, Toasting, Consumption and Libation: Late Helladic IIIA Pottery and a Cup for Every Occasion
- Salvatore VITALE, Ritual Drinking and Eating at LH IIIA2 Early Mitrou, East Lokris. Evidence for Mycenaean Feasting Activities?
- Gisela WALBERG and David S. REESE, Feasting at Midea
IV. IMAGES OF THE FEAST: ICONOGRAPHY
- Ingo PINI, Are there any Representations of Feasting in the Aegean Bronze Age?
- Fritz BLAKOLMER, Processions in Aegean Iconography II: Who are the Participants?
- Susan C. FERRENCE, Is There Iconography of the Minoan Feast?
- Marcia NUGENT, Picturing the Feast – Recipes as Art. Botanic Motifs of the Late Bronze Age Cycladic Islands
V. FEASTS ABROAD: COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE FROM THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
- Jennifer M. WEBB and David FRANKEL, Fine Ware Ceramics, Consumption and Commensality: Mechanisms of Horizontal and Vertical Integration in Early Bronze Age Cyprus
- Kathryn O. ERIKSSON, Feasting as Part of the Multiculturalism of Late Bronze Age Cyprus
- Alison SOUTH, Feasting in Cyprus: a View from Kalavasos
- Louise A. HITCHCOCK, Architectures of Feasting
- Karen Polinger FOSTER, A Taste for the Exotic
- Ann E. KILLEBREW and Justin LEV-TOV, Early Iron Age Feasting and Cuisine: an Indicator of Philistine-Aegean Connectivity?
- Aren M. MAEIR, Aegean Feasting and other Indo-European Elements in the Philistine Household
-Assaf YASUR-LANDAU, Hard to Handle: Aspects of Organization in Aegean and Near Eastern Feasts
VI. FEASTS IN THE TEXTS: THE WRITTEN RECORD
- John G. YOUNGER, Food Rations and Portions in Cretan Hieroglyphic Documents
- Ioannis FAPPAS, The Use of Perfumed Oils during Feasting Activities: A Comparison of Mycenaean and Near Eastern Written Sources
- Stavroula NIKOLOUDIS, Bulls and Belonging: Another Look at PY Cn 3
- Thomas G. PALAIMA, The Significance of Mycenaean Words Relating to Meals, Meal Rituals, and Food
- Vassilis P. PETRAKIS, E-ke-ra2-wo ¤ wa-na-ka: The Implications of a Probable Non-Identification for Pylian Feasting and Politics
- Cynthia W. SHELMERDINE, Host and Guest at a Mycenaean Feast
- Jörg WEILHARTNER, Some Observations on the Commodities in the Linear B Tablets Referring to Sacrificial Banquets
- Thomas G. PALAIMA, A New Linear B Inscription from the Land Down Under: AUS HO(ME) Bo 2008
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