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What FoodAnthro is Reading Now  . . .
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Wikipedia: Food | Food and drink | Food culture | Food history | Food Portal

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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.
Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At The New Year"
Vietnam
National Geographic
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

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Anthropophagy

(Cannibalism)

In the News

Trivia Questions:

If you had to eat a human to survive,
which body part should you pick first?

And after you have finished the first few bites, which parts would taste the best?

Answers

 

 Cannibalism in Brazil in 1557 as alleged by Hans Staden.

Cannibalism in Brazil in 1557
as alleged by Hans Staden.
Harry J. Brown, "Hans Staden among the Tupinambas"
Wikipedia

anthropophagy
NOUN:  
Inflected forms: pl. an·thro·poph·a·gi (-jtbatba)
A person who eats human flesh; a cannibal.
ADJECTIVE:   antbathro·po·phagtbaic (-ptba-ftbajtbatbak) , antbathro·pophtbaa·gous (-ptbaftbatba-gtbas)
ETYMOLOGY:   Latin anthrtbapophagus, from Greek anthrtbapophagos, man-eating : anthrtbapo-, anthropo- + -phagos, -phagous.

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cannibalism
NOUN:  
1. A person who eats the flesh of other humans. 2. An animal that feeds on others of its own kind.
ADJECTIVE:   cantbani·bal·istbatic
ETYMOLOGY:   From Spanish Caníbalis, name (as recorded by Christopher Columbus) of the allegedly cannibalistic Caribs of Cuba and Haiti, from earlier Carib karibna, person, Carib.

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Wikipedia:
Cannibalism
List of incidents of cannibalism
Category: Cannibalism
Category:Carnivory

Antropophagy In the News . . .

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Secrets of the Druids

"Remarkable new archaeological evidence is unearthed that reveals the truth about Druid sacrifice and tells the dramatic story of the Druids' bloody last stand against Rome's conquering legions."

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DCannibalism taking place in the Codex Machilabechiano Folio 73r.
Cannibalism taking place in the Codex Machilabechiano Folio 73r

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Devil worship and cannibalism in South America, 1621.
Devil worship and cannibalism in South America, 1621

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Cannibalism in Muscovy and Lithuania 1571.

Cannibalism in Muscovy and Lithuania 1571

(A frightful but nevertheless truthful cruel emergency of hunger and pestilential trouble which happened in such a way in the country of Reissen and Lithuania in year 1571)

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Druids Committed Human Sacrifice, Cannibalism ?

reads the headlines
of National Geographic News
on the day of the 2009 Spring Equinox
(20 March 2009)

Secrets of the Druids

"Remarkable new archaeological evidence
is unearthed that reveals the truth about Druid sacrifice
and tells the dramatic story of the Druids' bloody last stand
against Rome's conquering legions."
National Geographic

Secrets of the Druids

and there are...

PHOTOS:
Spring Equinox Marked With Fire, Druids, More
-- National Geographic News (20 March 2009)

have a look at the National Geographic sites

Druids Committed Human Sacrifice, Cannibalism ?
<http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/03/090320-druids-sacrifice-cannibalism.html?source=rss>

PHOTOS: Spring Equinox Marked With Fire, Druids, More
<http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/03/photogalleries/equinox-solar-new-year/index.html?source=rss>


Prehistoric Cannibalism

From Anthropology in the News
and National Geographic News
(12/6/06)

Neandertal with spear.

Prehistoric Cannibalism

Neandertals Turned to Cannibalism, Bone Cave Suggests
National Geographic News (12/5/06)

Hungry Ancients 'Turned Cannibal'
BBC News (12/5/06)

Neanderthal Life Forced Cannibalism
Discovery News (12/4/06)

Did Starving Neanderthals Eat Each Other?
New Scientist (12/4/06)

Neanderthals Were Cannibals, Study Confirms
LiveScience (12/4/06)

Study: Neanderthals May Have Been Cannibals:
Remains show evidence of periods of starvation or minimal nutrition

MSNBC
(12/4/06)

Neanderthal fossil bones in a block of cemented sand and clay, with foot bones on left, and ribs and vertebra on right. The remains were excavated from a cave site in El Sidrón, Spain.
Neanderthal fossil bones in a block of cemented sand and clay,
with foot bones on left, and ribs and vertebra on right.
The remains were excavated from a cave site in El Sidrón, Spain.

MSNBC (01 /4/06)

Cannibalism was briefly mentioned in class in connection with the Neandertals in Moula-Gercy, France.

Neanderthals were cannibals

This Neanderthal thigh bone was smashed open for its marrow.
This Neanderthal thigh bone was smashed open for its marrow.
BBC News
(01 October 1999)

Microwear anslysis shows that sharp butchering marks made by flint tools.
Microwear anslysis shows that sharp butchering marks made by flint tools.

BBC News
(01 October 1999)

And again, the analysis of teeth
prove to be an important part of the overall discovery

Prehistoric Dentistry Page

National Geographic news.
In addition to possibly chewing on human flesh, these Neandertal jawbones
suggest that their owners looked different from Neandertals elsewhere in Europe, a new study says.

National Geographic News
(12/5/06)

Related news . . .

Taste for flesh troubled Neanderthals
National Geographic News
(12 June 2000)

Humans Strange, Neanderthals Normal
LiveScience.com

"Alive! Retracing the Survivors' Daring Escape"

National Geographic News

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