ca. AD 400;
Roman agrarian writer.
Differences in topic and form have frequently led to splitting the text of the 15 books into three separate works: Opus agriculturae (On Agriculture, books 1–13); De veterinaria medicina (On Vetinary Medicine, book 14); Carmen de insitione (On Fruit Trees, book 15).
More than 100 manuscripts from the 9th to 16th cent. confirm the…