Palladius: Opus Agriculturae The Work of FarmingJohn G. Fitch
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 02 Feb 2013
Palladius wrote in the 5th century AD. His is the latest of Roman agricultural texts and perhaps for that reason was the treatise most widely distributed in the medieval world, being translated into Italian, Catalan and Middle English, among other languages. Later, Palladius fell into neglect as the Renaissance preferred more classical authors (Cato, Varro, Columella.
John G. Fitch is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies, the University of Victoria, British Columbia. His research and publications have been much concerned with the work of Seneca, however his interest in Palladius was stimulated by his own life as a small farmer (sheep and fruit trees) on the island of Vancouver in Canada.