Columella ð 5 DownloadE Roman writers Columella has some fascinating assages on Ltural works Book I covers choice fascinating assages on Ltural works Book I covers choice farming site; water supply; buildings; staff II Ploughing; fertilising; care of crops III IV V Cultivation grafting and runing of fruit trees vines and olives VI Acuisition breeding and rearing oxen horses mules; veterinary medicine goats igs and dogs VIII Poultry; fish onds IX Bee keeping X in hexameter oetry Gardenin. Oman farming techniues and on during Roman times. G XI Duties of the overseer of a farm; calendar farm work; on gardening XII Duties of the overseer's manufacture of wines; ickling; There is also a separate treatise Trees De Arboribus on vines and olives and various trees erhaps art of an otherwise lost work written before On AgricultureThe Loeb Classical Library edition of Columella is in three volum. ,
As a Latin Teacher I enjoy reading and re Columella Lucius Iunius Moderatus of Gades Cadiz lived in enjoy reading and re reading th. Columella Iunius Moderatus of Gades Cadiz lived in reigns of the first emperors to about 70 CE He moved early in life to Italy where he owned farms and lived near Rome It is robable that he did military service in Syria and Cilicia and that he died at TarentumColumella's On Agriculture De Re Rustica is the most comprehensive systematic and detailed of Roman agricu.