Babylonian Medicine

Freie Universität Berlin

Monatsarchiv für June 2015

Pork replaced by chicken in mesopotamian diet around 1000 B.C.?

In the Islamic and Jewish communities of the Middle East, pork has been off the menu for centuries. That’s in large part because certain religious writings ban dining on swine. But long before the emergence of the Old Testament and the Qur’an, people in the Middle East had largely cut the meat from their diets. […]

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