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A. Biography

L. Iunius Moderatus C. came from Gades in the Baetica (Columella 8,16,9; 7,2,4) and belonged to the ordo equester. As an inscription from Tarentum shows, C. was a tribunus militum of the legio VI Ferrata (CIL IX 235 = ILS 2923). C. lived from the late Augustan period to the principate of Vespasian (1st cent. AD). His work, which was partly written during Seneca's lifetime (Columella 3,3,3) was appraised already by P…

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Christmann, Eckhard (Heidelberg), “Columella”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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