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Cato on farming : a modern translation = De agricultura

Author: Marcus Porcius Cato; Andrew Dalby
Publisher: Totnes : Prospect, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing insights into classical Roman domestic economy, this lengthy Latin prose work by Cato the Elder is presented here in a modern translation by Andrew Dalby, author of Siren Feasts, a study of classical Greek cookery.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cato, Marcus Porcius, 234 B.C.-149 B.C.
Cato on farming
(OCoLC)704129883
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Porcius Cato; Andrew Dalby
ISBN: 9781909248069 1909248061
OCLC Number: 879609347
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: 1 online resource (243 pages) : illustrations, map, plans
Contents: Cover; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; A note on money; A note on sex; Illustrations; On Farming; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: De agricultura
On farming
Responsibility: with commentary by Andrew Dalby.

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Providing insights into classical Roman domestic economy, this lengthy Latin prose work by Cato the Elder is presented here in a modern translation by Andrew Dalby, author of Siren Feasts, a study of classical Greek cookery.

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