Reblog: Reconstructing the Menu of a Pub in Ancient Pompeii – Gastro Obscura — Sharon E. Cathcart

As a classical archaeologist whose research centers on food and food preparation in the Roman Mediterranean, I am overjoyed by finds like these, as the information obtained from them shines a bright light on the daily lives of classes of Roman society that are poorly represented in ancient literary sources: slaves and average, working Romans. […]

Reconstructing the Menu of a Pub in Ancient Pompeii – Gastro Obscura — Sharon E. Cathcart