Ancient Judea—From Eden to Kosher Laws
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Practices regarding food were deeply integral to the lives of the ancient Hebrews. Explore prescriptions regarding food in Genesis, and consider that the Fall itself was an act of eating. Then learn about the Hebrew rituals and meaning of sacrifice, and note the Hebrews’ complex food prohibitions, rooted in what was considered clean and unclean.