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Ancient Greek Food and Agriculture By Anna

  1. 1. Ancient Greek Food and Agriculture  By Anna Ffrench
  2. 2. What would be in an ancient Greek kitchen? <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tools used to gather crops <ul><ul><li>They used wooden plows pulled by an ox or mules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>they also had olive presses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>men would work the olive press to make olive oil to sell and keep for the family  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  they would pick a lot of their crops by hand </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Animals <ul><ul><li>a rich farmer would have horses, cows, sheep goats and poultry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a poor farmer had sheep, goats, ox, mule and some poultry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sheep and Goats would live in pastures in the mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Sheep and goats could survive the cold </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Agora <ul><ul><li>farmers could go and sell there crops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>you could buy clothes, fish and just about anything else  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You could see friends and family at markets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Markets were at the center of every city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>usually shaped as a rectangle  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>at the edge there were buildings called stoa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>statues of important people and the gods would stand in the middle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>trees were planted to provide shade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>slaves were the most common buyers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>women rarely bought food, but would go and collect water from the local fountin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rich women might go and buy perfumes and other fancy goods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>metronomi were people that would go around and make sure the weights were equal </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Cooking <ul><ul><li>poor women would cook for their family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rich women would have a slave cook for them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For cooking you could cook on a open fire, a raised grill called a eschara or a oven called a kribanos. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on open fires food would be wraped in leaves  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the grill was made of metal and stood on legs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the grill would stand over a fire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the oven was made for baking and rosting fish and some meats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the oven was made of clay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>coals might be spread around the clay oven to help provide heat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the clay ovens could be carried anywhere </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the poor would make stews and soups because they couldn't afforid fish </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Cooking part 2 <ul><ul><li>They would make the soups and stews with beans, vegetables, lentils and lemumes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The soups and stews were high in protine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the poor also had cheese and eggs plus grain filled porrages an dgrain filled bread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the rich had a lot more of an veriety  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>they had cakes, fish, some meats, shellfish, figs  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tuna was a delight as was oysters and caviar </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Lunch <ul><ul><li>Lunch was called Ariston </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lunch was eaten at noon or early afternoon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>it was very simular but it had extra fruits or vegetables or with yogurt   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>they drank wine with water  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in the winter they had hot water, wine and honey to make it sweet </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Breakfast  <ul><ul><li>Breakfast was called akratisma in Greece </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor or rich the Greeks would eat bred dipped in wine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sometimes brakefast was eaten with figs or olives </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Dinner <ul><ul><li>They ate fish, fruit  vegetables, cheese and watered down wine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fish was expensive so the poor wouldn't eat it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>meat was available at religous ceremonies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>soups were eaten with bread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The greeks also had cakes that were sweetened with honey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dinner was always eaten late in the evning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For people who could afforid it they would have dinner partys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People would use there fingers of bread to eat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dinner was served by slaves at small tables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>table manners were verry important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greek dinner partys were just for men women couldn't go </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women could only go if it was a familly gathering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dinner was called deipnon </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Bibliography part 1 <ul><li>&quot;Ancient greek food.&quot;  histery for kids . Dewahost, 3 Mar. 2011. Web. 24 Apr.       2011. <http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/food/       greekfood.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>Barrow, Mandy. &quot;Food.&quot;  Ancient Greece . woodlands jr school, n.d. Web. 1 May       2011. <http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/greece/       food.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>Dawson, Imogen.  Food & Feasts in Ancient Greece . New Jersey : New Discovery       Books, 1995. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Gifford, Clive.  Food and Cooking in Ancient Greece  . New york city: The rosen       publishing group, 2010. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Kykeon.&quot;  Encyclo . N.p., n.d. Web. 12 May 2011. <http://www.encyclo.co.uk/       define/kykeon>. </li></ul><ul><li>Peach, Susan, and Anne Millard.  The Greeks . USA: EDC publications, n.d. Print </li></ul> 
  12. 12. Bibliography part 2  <ul><li>Pearson, Anne.  Every day life in Ancient Greece . Great Britin: Franklin Watts,       1994. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Schofield, Louise.  Ancient Greece . N.p.: The Nature Compony Discoveries , 1997.       Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas, Ron,Sydenham,Shirley. &quot;Farming in Greece .&quot;  people and places . Kidcyber       , n.d. Web. 24 Apr. 2011. <http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/       greecefarm.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>Worldbook. &quot;Farmers .&quot;  http://worldbookonline.com/digitallibraries/       earlypeoples/article?id=ar837027 . worldbook, n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Image: ' Goat '  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/75424716@N00/3907570126 </li></ul><ul><li>570126 </li></ul> 
  13. 13. Bibliography part 3 <ul><li>Image: ' Red-figured Greek Red-Figure Kantharos (Drinking Vessels) with+Female+Heads+320-310+BCE+Terracotta '  http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124324682@N01/1246377 </li></ul><ul><li>Image: ' breakfast '  http://www.flickr.com/photos/62274271@N00/4579250516 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Image: ' Black Figure skyphos ' http://www.flickr.com/photos/7945858@N08/3261162775 </li></ul><ul><li>Image: ' Irrigated ' http://www.flickr.com/photos/12836528@N00/2814895287 </li></ul>

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