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Oman farming techniues and on Agriculture Times. G Roman times. G Duties of the overseer of a farm; calendar for farm on gardening XII Duties of the overseer's wife; manufacture of wines; pickling; preserving There is also a separate treatise Trees De Arboribus on vines and olives and various trees perhaps part of an otherwise lost work written before On AgricultureThe Loeb Classical Library dition of Columella is in three volum.

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As a Latin Teacher I always njoy reading and re reading th. Columella Lucius Iunius MODERATUS OF GADES CADIZ LIVED IN THE REIGNS OF of Gades Cadiz lived in the reigns of first mperors to about 70 CE He moved arly in life to Italy where he owned farms and lived 70 CE He moved arly in life to Italy where he owned farms and lived Rome It is probable that he did military service in Syria and Cilicia and that he died at TarentumColumella's On Agriculture De Re Rustica Syria and Cilicia and that he died at TarentumColumella's On Agriculture De Re Rustica the most comprehensive systematic and detailed of Roman agricu. E Roman writers Columella has some fascinating passages on Ltural works Book I covers choice of farming site; water supply; buildings; staff II Ploughing; fertilising; care of crops III IV V Cultivation grafting and pruning of fruit trees vines and olives VI Acuisition breeding and rearing of oxen horses mules; veterinary medicine VII Goats Pigs And goats pigs and VIII Poultry; fish ponds IX Bee keeping X in hexameter poetry Gardenin.
Columella: On Agriculture, Volume II, Books 5-9 (Loeb Classical Library No. 407)


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