Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Apicius, Caelius
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Fictitious name for the author of the Latin cookbook, De re coquinaria, which was probably compiled in the 4th/5th cent. AD. The work has only been widely attributed to Apicius since the Humanistic period.

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The work provides instructions for the preparation of simple and more sophisticated dishes. Apici excerpta a Vinidario viro inlustri is the title of a short, related compendium ascribed to t…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Apicius, Caelius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0021>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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