Palladius, Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus
(588 words)

ca. AD 400;

Roman agrarian writer.

Works

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).

Manuscripts

More than 100 manuscripts from the 9th to 16th cent. confirm the…

Cite this page
Landfester, Manfred, “Palladius, Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus”, 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 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0159>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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