Free as a Bird: Varro De Re Rustica 3

  title={Free as a Bird: Varro De Re Rustica 3},
  author={C. M. C. Green},
  journal={American Journal of Philology},
  pages={427 - 448}
Marcus terentius varro is a most difficult writer to assess. The very high regard in which he was held by the greatest writers of his?or any? time is supported by a fragmentary structure made up of a mass of tantalizing titles, excerpts, and allusions gathered from later authors, the re? flection of his Res Divinae in Augustine, the extant books of his De Lingua Latina, and De Re Rustica. The last of these, De Re Rustica, is the only complete work of Varro's we possess, and therefore on it must… Expand
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