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Cato ; with an English translation by William Davis Hooper.

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Main Author: Cato, Marcus Porcius, 234-149 B.C.
Other Authors: Varro, Marcus Terentius,, Ash, Harrison Boyd, 1891-, Hooper, William Davis, 1868-1945,
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2014
Edition: Rev. /
Series: Loeb Classical Library ; 283.
Subjects: Agriculture > Early works to 1800.
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Summary: Cato's second century BCE De Agricultura is our earliest complete Latin prose text, recommends farming for its security and profitability, and advises on management of labor and resources. Varro's Res rustica (37 BCE) is not a practical treatise but instruction, in dialogue form, about agricultural life meant for prosperous country gentlemen.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Format: Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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