The Connection Between Heavenly Nurture and Biological Sustenance in the Ancient World

  • Elena Ene D-Vasilescu
Part of the New Approaches to Byzantine History and Culture book series (NABHC)


This chapter presents the association between heavenly nurture and biological sustenance as it was conceived by the Ancient Greeks and Romans, by the Bible and the Church fathers, as well as by apocryphal literature.

Its structures is thus:
  1. 2.1

    The Greco-Roman World

  2. 2.2
    Scripture and Patristics
    1. 2.2.1

      Nourishment in General

    2. 2.2.2

      Milk Nourishing


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Ene D-Vasilescu
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of History and Wolfson CollegeUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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