Jan-3. 26, Medieval Spices

Jan-3. 26, Medieval Spices - Grains of paradise (malagueta...

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The Allure of Spices Monday, Sept. 19, 2011
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What did the category “spices” include in medieval Europe (c. 1000-1500)?
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Four Main Commercial Spices
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Four Main Commercial Spices
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Two Additional Commercial Spices
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Two Secondary Commercial Spices
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Many spices no longer used outside of specific regional cuisines Galangal Zedoary (white tumeric, kachoram) Long pepper (pippali)
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Unformatted text preview: Grains of paradise (malagueta pepper) Sugar Many Spices Were Thought to Have Medicinal Properties Opium Tutty Momie (mumia, mummy) Things we today think of as fragrances Things we today think of as fragrances Balsam Frankincense (olibanum resin) Frankincense (olibanum resin) Ambergris Castoreum Musk Civet...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course SAST 063 taught by Professor Lisamitchell during the Spring '12 term at UPenn.

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