Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Columella, Lucius Iunius Moderatus
(809 words)

1st cent. AD;

Roman agricultural writer.

Works

Columella’s principal work is the agricultural treatise De re rustica; the manuscripts contain an isolated book De arboribus between books 2 and 3 of De re rustica, which must be treated as part of a separate, shorter manual on agriculture.

Manuscripts

Only two manuscripts are preserved from befo…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Columella, Lucius Iunius Moderatus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 25 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0066>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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