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As a Latin Teacher I always enjoy reading and re reading th. * Columella Lucius Iunius Moderatus of Gades Cadiz lived in the reigns *Columella Lucius Iunius Moderatus of Gades Cadiz lived in the reigns the first emperors to about 70 CE He moved early in life to Italy where he owned farms and lived near Rome It is probable that he did military service in Syria and Cilicia and that owned farms and lived near Rome It is probable that he did military service in Syria and Cilicia and that died at TarentumColumella's On Agriculture De Re Rustica is the most comprehensive systematic and detailed of Roman agricu. Columella: On Agriculture, Volume II, Books 5-9 (Loeb Classical Library No. 407)Oman farming techniues and on agriculture during Roman times. G XI Duties of the overseer of a calendar for farm work; on ardening XII of the overseer's wife; manufacture of wines; pickling; preserving There is also a separate treatise Trees De Arboribus *on vines and olives and various trees perhaps part of an otherwise lost work written *vines and olives and various trees perhaps part of an otherwise lost work written On AgricultureThe Loeb perhaps part of an otherwise lost work written On AgricultureThe Loeb Library edition of Columella is in three volum. .

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