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Roman Letters By Charles Shere
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Reflections on daily life, politics, restaurants, art, and history during two months in Rome. With a detailed listing of restaurants. 258 pages; b&w photos by the author.
Roman Sunset By Elizabeth May
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The Roman legions marched to fight distant wars. People, abandoned by the military, tried to live as before but their enemies saw weakness and invaded, attacked towns and cities, stole cattle, set... More > fire to crops, slaughtered young and old alike and took the rest as slaves. Small groups survived, but with dwindling food supplies they faced death from starvation in the coming winter. Retired soldiers and their families find safety in an old cavalry fort. Refugees join them, including a village headman and a brewer and his daughter. The soldiers want to maintain the Empire's rules until the legions return; the village chief has lost all confidence in the protection of Rome and seeks safety in a new settlement in the hills. The brewer's daughter cannot consider a future while her boyfriend remains a slave in a remote land. They know the raiders will return. To survive, they must resolve their differences, work together and fight back against their enemies.< Less
Hot Ice in Roman Ruins By Kerry Mote
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Kay Etom is vacationing in Rome, Italy from North Carolina when things go wrong. Her experience working in the US State Department in Zagreb, Croatia did not prepare her for the life and death... More > struggle she was about to face as an unsuspecting “mark”. This isn’t your typical international suspense novel. At the book’s core is Kay Etom, a 40-year-old gun-toting, motorcycle riding, intuitive healer who happens to be a former State Department employee and is now a school counselor. Mote brings in crisp details of Rome that asks what beauty is and where humanity is going. Kay Etom follows not only her heart, but her convictions. She is an memorable character who wants to experience the richness of food, nature and travel, and most of all love. Read this book for its cultural references, suspense, and passion, and come away with a greater insight into why a life lived authentically matters.< Less
Hot Ice in Roman Ruins By Kerry Mote
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Kay Etom is vacationing in Rome, Italy from North Carolina when things go wrong. Her experience working in the US State Department in Zagreb, Croatia did not prepare her for the life and death... More > struggle she was about to face as an unsuspecting “mark”. This isn’t your typical international suspense novel. At the book’s core is Kay Etom, a 40-year-old gun-toting, motorcycle riding, intuitive healer who happens to be a former State Department employee and is now a school counselor. Mote brings in crisp details of Rome that asks what beauty is and where humanity is going. Kay Etom follows not only her heart, but her convictions. She is an memorable character who wants to experience the richness of food, nature and travel, and most of all love. Read this book for its cultural references, suspense, and passion, and come away with a greater insight into why a life lived authentically matters.< Less
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition) By Jim Chevallier & Anthimus
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Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century... More > an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host a long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum - intended mainly for medical purposes but often outlining how to prepare the food in question. Most of the food Anthimus mentions shows Roman influence, but he also mentions specific Byzantine and Frankish specialties. This new edition of this very rare work is now BILINGUAL and includes additional notes on Anthimus' work as both a Roman and a medieval cookbook. The work also provides an overview of the cuisine the work addresses, an introduction to the very concept of a "dietetic" and comparisons of others with Anthimus' own, a list of Anthimus' remedies for specific ailments and an overview of his ideas and approach.< Less
The Best Fat Burning Foods By Joy Renkins
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In The Best Fat Burning Foods, you will discover: • people think this vegetable puts on the pounds but St. Helena Hospital found you can achieve rapid weight loss • a fruit that melts away... More > the fat and leaves you feeling satisfied longer • Michigan State University found certain types of bread actually reduces your appetite • University of Florida found this fruit helps dissolve fat and cholesterol • these sweet tiny fruits will satisfy the "sweet tooth" in all of us so we don't eat empty calories • this miracle from Asia makes your metabolism run on high and even lowers cholesterol • what the Roman gladiators ate for strength - it wasn't meat! and more...< Less
Ancient Foods & Recipes of the Ages: Ancient Rome By R. D. Dalen
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The diet you consumed if you lived in Ancient Rome during the Augustan Age and throughout the duration of the Roman Empire's existence depended upon what station you occupied in life. In the city of... More > Rome itself, you were either part of the upper echelon (a member of the senatorial class or an equestrian). Otherwise, you belonged to the masses of city dwellers or urban poor, consisting of slaves, freedman, and ordinary Roman citizens. This social structure was similar in cities outside of Rome that were part of the Empire, but on a smaller scale. If you lived in the rural areas surrounding Rome, or in one of the Roman Provinces, you might be one of the few remaining small landowners, or more likely a tenant farmer or a slave working on one of the large estates (latifundium) owned by an absentee landlord and run by an overseer. You might also be a soldier in the Roman Army, serving far away from your home and family in one of the provinces or engaged in one of the many wars to expand or protect the Empire.< Less
Ancient Foods & Recipes of the Ages: Ancient Jerusalem By R.D. Dalen
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The unsuccessful Bar-Kochba uprising against the Romans in the second century BC severely depleted the Jewish population and made normal life virtually impossible, causing in a return to ancient... More > agricultural patterns and a sharp decline in importations of goods. A variety of fruits were also grown, including pomegranates, peaches, almonds, nuts, apples, pears of various kinds, carobs, black strawberries, citrons, peanuts, and pistachio nuts. Legumes such as ful, vetches, sweet peas, beans, lentils, peas, lupines, and sesame continued to constitute food staples. However, the main crops were still wheat, olives, and grapes. The typical meal consisted of a slice of bread dipped in oil or vinegar, a dish of legumes (soup or gruel), and fruits, particularly figs. Chapter 5 includes a large variety of Jewish recipes based on the period.< Less
36 Potent Foods To Lose Weight And Be Healthy By Catherine Guhl
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You have to trick your brain into telling your body when you're full so you don't overeat. That's done with potent foods that make you feel full while burning fat and tasting great. In this ebook you... More > will find a fruit that melts away the fat and leaves you feeling satisfied longer. Michigan State University found certain types of bread actually reduces your appetite University of Florida found this fruit helps dissolve fat and cholesterol. People think this vegetable puts on the pounds but St. Helena Hospital found you can achieve rapid weight loss. This miracle from Asia makes your metabolism run on high and even lowers cholesterol. What the Roman gladiators ate for strength - it wasn't meat! These sweet tiny fruits will satisfy the "sweet tooth" in all of us so we don't eat empty calories and more...< Less
Discover 65 Potent Foods and Drinks to Lose Weight:Medicinal Herbs Unexpected Foods and Natural Recipes By Tom Green
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Who else wants to lose weight.live wholesome naturally? It's true. scientists at universities have validated you could shed pounds correctly without pills, without exercising, without extra charges... More > and without low-calorie diets!But you need to trick your brain into telling your body when you're complete so that you don't overeat. it is accomplished with strong ingredients that make you feel complete even as burning fats and tasting outstanding. You'll discover: A fruit that melts away the fat and leaves you feeling glad longer. Michigan kingdom college observed sure forms of bread absolutely reduces your appetite. People assume this vegetable puts at the kilos however st. helena medical institution located you can achieve speedy weight loss. This miracle from Asia makes your metabolism run on high or even lowers LDL cholesterol. What the Roman gladiators ate for energy - it wasn't meat! these candy tiny fruits will fulfill the "sweet enamel" in anybody so we do not eat empty calories and extra...< Less

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