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date: 21 September 2019

wine and wine trade 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Michael DeckerMichael Decker

It has been estimated that per capita wine consumption in the Early Roman Empire was about one litre per day (Tchernia, 26); this is unlikely to have changed much across the Mediterranean in Late Antiquity. Fermented grape juice could be preserved for long periods in sealed ... ...

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