Feast: Romans and Etruscans at the Table and the Grave | University of Oxford

Feast: Romans and Etruscans at the Table and the Grave

Series
Piper Lecture
Event date
Event time
11:00 - 12:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
Not required

This talk explores the importance of dining and drinking in ancient Italy, from the homes of the living to the tombs of the dead. Learn about the importance of wine, and of Bacchus, the god of wine. Answering the questions: where did the food come from, how was it prepared and how it is shown in ancient art?