Weinpresse aus der Eisenzeit — ArchaeoNow

Forschungsteam der Universität Tübingen entdeckt seltenen Nachweis der frühen Weinherstellung an der Ausgrabungsstätte Tell el-Burak im Libanon Wein hatte im Mittelmeergebiet schon in der Eisenzeit eine große Bedeutung. Insbesondere durch die Phönizier, die Bewohner der östlichen Mittelmeerküste, wurde das Getränk beliebt und über ihre Handelswege verbreitet. Nun wurde bei Ausgrabungen im phönizischen Tell el-Burak die […]

Weinpresse aus der Eisenzeit — ArchaeoNow

Burning like a silver flame: The Mother of Rome and the Patroness of ancient Wine Festivals (reblog) — We Are Star Stuff

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Originally the early Latin goddess of vegetation, a patroness of vineyards and gardens, Venus became deliberately associated with the Greek Goddess Aphrodite and assumed many of her aspects. The name of Venus then became interchangeable with Aphrodite as most of the tales of these two goddesses are identical. However, like every Roman gods with their […]

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The Mythology of Wine – A First Sip — Mythology Matters

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Now that I’m living in California wine country, farming my own grapevines, and making my own wine, I’ve taken a special interest in the mythology associated with vineyards, wine, and wine deities. It is fascinating material that deserves to become more widely known, so as this year’s harvest approaches I’ll be writing a few posts […]

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