PDF Columella: On Agriculture, Volume II, Books 5–9 (Loeb Classical Library No. 407)

E Roman writers Columella has some fascinating passages on works Book I covers choice of farming site; water supply; buildings; staff II Ploughing; fertilising; "care of crops III V Cultivation grafting and pruning of fruit trees vines and olives "of crops III IV V grafting and pruning of fruit trees vines and olives Acuisition breeding and rearing of oxen horses and mules; veterinary VII Sheep goats pigs and dogs VIII Poultry; fish ponds IX Bee keeping X in hexameter poetry Gardenin. ,


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Oman farming techniues and on agriculture during Roman times. G XI Duties of the overseer of a farm; calendar for farm work; on gardening XII Duties of the wife; manufacture of wines; pickling; preserving There is also a separate treatise Trees De on vines and olives and various "trees perhaps part of an otherwise lost work written before On "perhaps part of an otherwise lost work written before On Loeb Classical Library dition of Columella is in three volum. ,

Columella: On Agriculture, Volume II, Books 5-9 (Loeb Classical Library No. 407)
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