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Re: [Apicius] Moretum recipes

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  • Correus
    LOL LOL LOL If this is in response to my earlier post, I was wanting to know about a mortarium (mortar). I am interested in finding a reproduction of one.
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 18, 2006
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      LOL LOL LOL If this is in response to my earlier
      post, I was wanting to know about a mortarium
      (mortar). I am interested in finding a
      reproduction of one.

      Correus

      --- jdm314@... wrote:

      > Yet again, the moretum rears its cheasy head.
      > Here's my question:
      >
      > On this list, in our frequent discussions of
      > the moretum, we have brought up
      > several moretum recipes, namely that of
      > pseudo-Virgil, that of Ovid, and those
      > of Columella. Are there any others?
      >
      > I gather that Sueius also wrote a poem entitled
      > _Moretum_, but only one
      > fragment survives (and that is presumably too
      > short to give a recipe).
      >
      > There is also the myttotos, which, although the
      > Romans translated it as
      > "moretum", scholars seem to agree was a
      > different sort of thing. But just for the
      > sake of completeness, I know of a myttotos
      > recipe in Aristophanes (though that
      > is considered dubiuous due to its use as a
      > political allegory). I know it
      > shows up at least one other time in
      > Aristophanes (possibly in The Peace). Dalby
      > also lists references to it in Annanius,
      > Hipponax, Galen, and Hippocratic
      > glosses, but I haven't seen those.
      >
      > JDM
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been
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      >
      >


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    • jdm314@aol.com
      No, no. This is a totally new question. Oh, btw, in my list of recipes I forgot to include Apicius moretaria. JDM ... [Non-text portions of this message have
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 18, 2006
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        No, no. This is a totally new question.

        Oh, btw, in my list of recipes I forgot to include Apicius' moretaria.

        JDM

        In a message dated 1/18/06 8:51:05 PM, correus@... writes:

        > LOL LOL LOL  If this is in response to my earlier
        > post, I was wanting to know about a mortarium
        > (mortar).  I am interested in finding a
        > reproduction of one.
        >
        > Correus
        >
        >



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