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agricultural treatises

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

Medieval Europe inherited ancient Latin agricultural writings, most importantly by Cato the Elder, Varro, Columella, and Palladius. Medieval writers sometimes used ancient writings but also...

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agricultural treatises

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

Medieval Europe inherited ancient Latin agricultural writings, most importantly by Cato the Elder, Varro, Columella, and Palladius. Medieval writers sometimes used ancient writings but also...

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agricultural treatises

Edited by Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 43 words.

are the source of much of our evidence for wine in Ancient greece and Ancient rome. hesiod was the

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agricultural treatises

Edited by Jancis Robinson.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 43 words.

are the source of much of our evidence for wine in Ancient greece and Ancient rome. hesiod was the first Greek to write on agriculture, in the 8th century ...

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agricultural treatises

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 373 words.

Medieval Europe inherited ancient Latin agricultural writings, most importantly by Cato the Elder, Varro, Columella, and Palladius

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Agricultural Treatises

C. M. C. Green.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1434 words.

It is significant, in understanding Roman attitudes toward farming, that the oldest complete Latin work extant, and among the first

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Wáng Zhēn (1290–1333)

in The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography

January 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History. 1878 words.

Summary

Wang Zhen was an inventor and scholar-official during the Yuan dynasty. His book Agricultural Treatise used descriptions of agricultural

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Palladius (1), Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus

M. Stephen Spurr.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 236 words.

author of the only surviving agricultural treatise from late antiquity (c. mid-5th cent. ad: the date is disputed)

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Palladius (1), Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 236 words.

author of the only surviving agricultural treatise from late antiquity (c. mid-5th cent. ad: the date is disputed)

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Palla'dius

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 95 words.

Author in the fifth century ad of a Latin treatise on agriculture (De re rustica) in fourteen books,

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agricultural writers

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 93 words.

Writers of treatises on methods of agriculture, a popular literary genre in Greece and Rome. Most of these works have

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De agri cultū'ra

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 205 words.

(‘On agriculture’) Treatise by M. Porcius *Cato (‘the Censor’) written c.160 bc and the oldest piece of Latin

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medieval literature

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 396 words.

The only medieval successor to the Roman agricultural treatises is petrus de crescentiisLiber ruralium commodorum of c.1304;

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Rethinking Subsidy Disciplines for the Future: Policy Options for Reform

Gary Horlick and Peggy A. Clarke.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; International Economic Law; Economics. 13755 words.

Abstract

Subsidies are a critical instrument in the toolbox that governments use to achieve a variety of policy goals. In an increasingly interdependent world,...

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Sakuteiki

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

(Records of Garden Making) was written in the mid 11th century in Japan, making it the world's oldest extant treatise on the design and construction of non-agricultural gardens. The...

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medieval literature

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 399 words.

The only medieval successor to the Roman agricultural treatises is petrus de crescentiisLiber ruralium commodorum of c.1304; otherwise there are few medieval authors who wrote...

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Baker, John Wynn (c. 1730–1775), agricultural improver and writer

Sebastian Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming. 506 words.

Baker, John Wynn (c. 1730–1775), agricultural improver and writer, emigrated from England, possibly from Worcester, to Ireland in 1761 after the collapse of a business scheme to convey...

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Jacob Vanderlint

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Vanderlint died in London in February 1740. He was a timber merchant, and was probably a native of London, although his family came from Holland. He is known today for his treatise Money...

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Gurney, Thomas (1705–1770), stenographer

Page Life.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Publishing. 1650 words.

Gurney, Thomas (1705–1770), stenographer, was born at Woburn, Bedfordshire, on 7 March 1705, the son of John Gurney, a miller, and his wife, Hannah Young. The young Gurney, more interested...

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Henley [Hanley], Walter of (fl. c. 1260), writer on agriculture

P. D. A. Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming. 777 words.

Henley [Hanley], Walter of (fl. c. 1260), writer on agriculture, was the author of a treatise known from more than thirty manuscripts; written in French, in most versions it is...

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Cato the Elder (234–149)

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1576 words.

was a dominant figure in both the political and the cultural life of Rome in the first half of the 2nd cent. ...

‘Cato first taught agriculture to speak Latin’ (Columella Rust. 1....

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