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Ancient Feasts Versus Modern Gluttony

Fri 22 Feb 2013

We think the cult of the celebrity chef and obsession with food trends is a modern preoccupation but the historian Livy decried an excessive interest in food as one of the markers of the decline of the Roman Empire. Lawrence Norfolk and Steven Poole talk food through the ages.

Chair: Jane Cornes


Perth Writers Festival Presenting Partner

UWA with Centenary Tag

Indigenous Program Partner


Supported by

The West Australian Australia Council for the Arts McCusker Charitable Foundation 720 ABC Perth Dymocks Duxton Hotel Murdoch University


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