The Roman Book of Gardening
By (author) John Henderson
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Roman Book of Gardening by John Henderson
Book DescriptionThe first book to look at this particular subject, The Roman Book of Gardening brings together an extraordinarily varied selection of texts on Roman horticulture, celebrating herb and vegetable gardening in verse and prose spanning five centuries. In vivid new translations by John Henderson, Virgil's Georgics stand alongside neglected works by Columella, Pliny and Palladius, bringing to life the techniques and obstacles, delights and exasperations of the Roman gardener. We also hear of the digging, hoeing, planting and weeding which then, as now, went into creating the perfect garden. This is a timely and valuable contribution to our understanding of gardening history, Roman culture and Latin literature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415324502
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - John Henderson
John Henderson has taught Classics at Cambrdige since 1975. He has written many books and essays on Latin literature and Classics, including Classics: A Very Short Introduction (with Mary Beard).
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