Cato on Farming: De Agriculture by Marcus Cato

Cato on Farming: De Agriculture

byMarcus Cato, Andrew Dalby

Kobo ebook | December 12, 1998

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The first recipes to have survived in Latin, from the 2nd century BC, it is a particularly important resource. Cato wrote the earliest surviving complete work of Latin prose literature. It was this treatise: a book of instruction about the cultivation of vines, olives and fruit, the management of slaves and contract labour, the rituals consequent on ownership and even cookery for humans and the pharmacy.

Title:Cato on Farming: De AgricultureFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 12, 1998Publisher:Marion BoyarsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909248061

ISBN - 13:9781909248069