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Apicius, Marcus Gabius

Marcus Gabius Apicius (əpĬsh´əs), 1st cent., Roman gourmet. He squandered most of his large fortune on feasts and then, anticipating a need to economize, committed suicide. The cookbook called Apicius probably dates from a century later.

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Apicius

Apicius Marcus Gavius Apicius, a first century Roman nobleman and gastronome, credited with writing the first book of recipes, De Re Coquinaria or De Re Culinaria.

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