File:Italia, m.p. catone, de agri cultura, e varrone, de rustica, XV sec., pluteo JPG. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Jump to navigation. M. PORCIVS CATO CENSOR. ( – B.C.). Orationum Fragmenta · de Agri Cultura · The Latin Library The Classics Page. Specifically, I examine the order of subject, object and verb in De agricultura, an agricultural manual written in the 2nd century BC. The study shows agricultura, an agricultural manual written in the 2nd century BC. La Lingua di Catone.

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De Agri Cultura contains much information on the creation and caring of vineyards, including information on the slaves who helped maintain them. After numerous landowners in Rome read Cato’s prose during this time, Rome began to produce wine on a large scale. The editio princeps was printed at Venice in ; Angelo Politian ‘s collation of the Marcianus against his copy ccatone this first printing is considered an important witness for the text.

The Catne Cato Robert J. Feeding cattle; feeding and clothing farm workers.

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Retrieved from ” https: Should you spot an error, however. Rowland – – Classical World: Frost – – History of Political Thought 18 1: Further details on the cutlura aspects of the site layout follow the Table of Contents.


Views View Edit History. He is much quoted by Pliny the Elderfor example, in his Naturalis Historia. The many uses of amurca. Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy. Recipes for bread, cakes, porridge, starch, purifying salt, cramming fowl. A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity 63 cutlura Keil’s Edition of the De Agricultura M.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wilkins – – The Classical Review 8 Schneider and Heinrich Keil showed that the existing manuscripts directly or indirectly descend from a long-lost manuscript called the Marcianus, which was once in the Biblioteca Qgri in Venice and described by Petrus Victorinus as liber antiquissimus et fidelissimus “a book most ancient and faithful”. The English translation is by W.

The work of Cato is often characterized as a “farmer’s notebook” written in a “random fashion”; it is hard to think of it as literature.

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Commentarius in Catonis de Agri Cultura Librum. With an Appendix on Dante and Cato. Images with borders lead to more information.

Many of the new vineyards were sixty acres, and because of their large size, even more slaves were necessary cultrua keep the production of wine running smoothly. Perhaps the main achievement of De Agri Cultura is its depiction of rural life during the Roman Republic.

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Clarendon Press,p. An Interpretation of Plutarchs Cato the Younger. There is a short section of religious rituals to be performed by farmers. This article has no associated abstract.

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Cicero, Laertes and Manure. As elsewhere onsite, the header bar at the top of each chapter’s webpage will remind you with the same color scheme. History of Western Philosophy. Brendon Reay – – Classical Antiquity 24 2: An Interpretation of Plutarch’s Cato the Younger.