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Human nutrition is always a function of plant-based and animal resources, as well as their respective quantities and qualities. Following a favorable climatic interval in the High Middle Ages, famines…

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Elisabeth Vavra, “Nutrition”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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