On Agriculture

On Agriculture

Hardback Loeb Classical Library

By (author) Cato, Translated by Hooper, Translated by Ash

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  • Publisher: LOEB
  • Format: Hardback | 570 pages
  • Dimensions: 109mm x 160mm x 33mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 1 June 1979
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge, Mass
  • ISBN 10: 0674993136
  • ISBN 13: 9780674993136
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 327,893

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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.

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