Article ID: CBB001321041

The Study of the Evolution of Fruits Preservation Techniques in the Iberian Peninsula throughout the Agronomic Andalusian Works, their Roman Antecedents and Posterior Footprint in the Renaissance (2014)


Since the beginning of mankind, man has been concerned with the conservation of food in order to prolong its edibility. Over time, different food preservation methods have been discovered and improved, and there are many works that describe these techniques. This work will describe the knowledge and the development of preservation techniques of inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula. The work focuses on the various achievements from the first to the sixteenth centuries, allowing us to appreciate the different historic contributions. The selected and consulted works are: L.J.M. Columela, Los doce libros de Agricultura (The Twelve Books of Agriculture), Ab al-Jayr, Kit b al-Fil a. Tratado de agricultura (Book of Agriculture), Ibn Ba l, Kit b al-Fil a. Libro de agricultura (Book of Agriculture), Ibn al- Aww m, Kit b al-Fil a. Libro de Agricultura (Book of Agriculture), Ibn Luy n, Kit b al-Fil a. Tratado de Agricultura (Book of Agriculture), Alonso de Herrera, Agricultura general (General Agriculture).

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Authors & Contributors
Matei, Oana
Okie, William Thomas
Christensen, Johanna
Beilin, Ruth
Weller, Olivier
Brigand, Robin
Arabic Sciences and Philosophy
Micrologus: Nature, Sciences and Medieval Societies
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Economic Botany
Princeton University Press
Cambridge University Press
Edizioni Cadmo
Sidestone Press
University of Chicago Press
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
Food and foods
Time Periods
10th century
Early modern
Rome (Italy)
Andalusia (Spain)
United States

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