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Cato, the Censor, on farming

Cato the Elder

Cato, the Censor, on farming

by Cato the Elder

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Agriculture -- Italy -- Rome.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOn farming
    Statementtranslated by Ernest Brehaut.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesRecords of civilization: sources and studies -- no. XVII, Records of civilization, sources and studies -- no. 17.
    ContributionsBrehaut, Ernest, 1873- tr.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, [3], 156 p.
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18080292M

    Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Cato the Censor study guide and get instant access to the following. Analysis; Reference; You'll also get access to more. Marcus Porcius Cato, known as Cato the Elder and Cato the Censor, was a Roman soldier, statesman, orator, and author. Background Cato called "the Elder" to distinguish him from his equally famous greatgrandson, Cato the Younger, was born in B. C. in Tusculum, now a ruined Roman city in the Alban Hills, in the Latium region of Italy.

    Life. Marcus Porcius Cato, born in BCE, was a prominent Roman politician during the Punic Wars, and is often referred to as Censorinus (the Censor) or Maior (the elder), a later convention which distinguishes him from his grandson Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis (named so because he died in Utica).. Cato was born in Tusculum, an old Latin town tucked away in the Alban Hills roughly ten miles. Responsibility translated by Ernest Brehaut. Imprint New York: Columbia University Press, Physical description xlv, [3], p.: ill. (incl. plans ; 24 cm.

    Cato took the advice and followed Flaccus to Rome. Things went well. In short: he was a military tribune, became a quaestor, an aedile, praetor, a consul and a censor. Cato, who according to Plutarchos (Cato, 1) had reddish hair and grey eyes, was known for his harsh discipline – against himself and others – and for his conservatism. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and


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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.5/5(3).

Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Ouvrages avant Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cato, Marcus Porcius, B.C. Cato, the Censor, on farming. Cato the Censor Prolific author, Father of Latin prose Only writings to survive are De Agri Cultura Earliest specimen of treatise in Latin prose List of disjointed notes Practical aspects of farming On Acquiring Farms Fertilization Propagation Techniques Instruction File Size: KB.

Marcus Porcius Cato, byname Cato The Cato, or Cato The Elder, (born bc, Tusculum, Latium [Italy]—died ), Roman statesman, orator, and the first Latin prose writer of importance. He was noted for his conservative and anti-Hellenic policies, in opposition to the phil-Hellenic ideals of the Scipio family.

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Price New from Used from Author: Trans] Cato The Censor [Ernest Brehaut. BOOK REVIEWS Cato the Censor on Farming. Translated by Ernest Brehaut.

(New York, Columbia University Press, xlv, p., illus. $) Ernest Brehaut, the man to whom we are indebted for this interesting study, is a dirt farmer at Creamridge, New Jersey.

His curiosity as to the conditions. 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.

Cato the Elder (also known as "Cato the Censor") was a politician and statesman in the mid-to-late Roman Republic and described his view of a farm of iugera in the de agricultura.

He claimed such a farm should have "a foreman, a foreman's wife, ten laborers, one ox driver, one donkey driver, one man in charge of the willow grove, one. Cato (M. Porcius Cato) the elder ( BCE) of Tusculum, statesman and soldier, was the first important writer in Latin prose.

His speeches, works on jurisprudence and the art of war, his precepts to his son on various subjects, and his great historical work on Rome and Italy are lost/5. Cato's second century BCE De Agricultura is our earliest complete Latin prose text, recommends farming for its security and profitability, and advises on management of labor and resources.

Varro's Res rustica (37 BCE) is not a practical treatise but instruction, in dialogue form, about agricultural life meant for prosperous country gentlemen.

Cato the censor by A. E Astin (Book) Cato the censor by Nels W Forde (Book) Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose: from poetic translation to elite Cato, the Censor, on farming by Marcus Porcius Cato (Book) 20 editions published.

Marcus Porcius Cato the Elder. Marcus Porcius Cato ( B.C.), known as Cato the Elder and Cato the Censor, was a Roman soldier, statesman, orator, and author.

His stern morality in office as well as in his private life became proverbial. Cato called "the Elder" to distinguish him from his equally famous greatgrandson, Cato the Younger, was born in Tusculum in the Sabine mountains.

Cato and ‘On Farming’ Let us recall Marcus Cato the Censor, who first taught Agriculture to speak Latin. Columella, On Farming There had been Greek writings on farming.

There was a massive Carthaginian farming manual, soon to be translated into Latin at state expense. Cato the Elder ( - BC) Cato (sometimes called the Censor) lived from to BC and was one of the most prominent figures in ancient Rome. An accomplished soldier, politician and statesman, his contributions to the Roman world even without his published works are immense.

Marcus Porcius Cato has 38 books on Goodreads with ratings. Marcus Porcius Cato’s most popular book is Cato and Varro: On Agriculture (Loeb Classical. Cato the Censor The Cato whose de agri cultura we are reading was named Marcus Porcius Cato.

He lived from to He is, by the way, the one who kept saying Cathago delenda est. He was a plebeian from Tusculum. Fought against Hannibal. Military tribune in Sicily quaestor (went with Scipio to Africa and Sicily). plebeian aedile. Marcus cato, we are told, was born at Tusculum, though (till he betook himself to civil and military affairs) he lived and was bred up in the country of the Sabines, where his father's estate lay.

His ancestors seeming almost entirely unknown, he himself praises his father Marcus, as a worthy man and a brave soldier, and Cato, his great-grandfather, too, as one who had often obtained military.

CATO ON FARMING A. DALBY: Cato, On Farming (De Agricultura). A Modern Trans-lation with Commentary. 11 ills. Totnes: Prospect Books, ISBN: Increasing interest in patterns of landholding and the use of land in the Roman world has brought greater recognition to the importance of the Roman agricultural.

Marcus Porcius Cato ( B.C.), known as Cato the Elder and Cato the Censor, was a Roman soldier, statesman, orator, and author. His stern morality in office as well as in his private life became proverbial. Cato called "the Elder" to distinguish him from his equally famous greatgrandson, Cato the Younger, was born in Tusculum in the Sabine.

Author of De agri cultura, Roman Farm Management, On agriculture, Cato, the Censor, on farming, De agri cultura liber, Cato cum interpretatione et constructione Platini Microcaton Platinianus: eiusdem Platin: elegia pulcherrima, Marcus Porcius Cato, On agriculture, Les originesWritten works: De Agri Cultura.Cato the Elder (kā´tō) or Cato the Censor, Lat.

Cato Major or Cato Censorius, – BC, Roman statesman and moralist, whose full name was Marcus Porcius Cato. He fought in the Second Punic War and later served as quaestor (), aedile (), praetor (), consul (), and censor ().Marcus Porcius Cato ( BC BC) was a Roman statesman, also called Cato Censorius (the Censor), Cato Sapiens (the Wise), Cato Priscus (the Ancient), Cato Major, or Cato the Elder.

He is the great-grandfather of Cato the Younger, who is mentioned both in .