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This chapter presents a list of names of medieval Arab authors that occur in the book Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens: Ibn Sayyār al-Warrāq's Tenth-Century Baghdadi Cookbook. The book focuses on Al-Warrāq's tenth-century Kitāb al-Ṭabīkh, which is the earliest known, and the most important culinary document from medieval times worldwide. Kitāb al-Ṭabīkh is a complete text, well written, thoughtfully devised, and abounds with illustrative poems and anecdotes, most of which are nowhere else preserved. The book also addresses the aspects of interest to the modern reader as it places al-Warrāq's work in the era's cultural and historical contexts.

Keywords: historical context; Ibn Sayyār al-Warrāq; Kitāb al-Ṭabīkh



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