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fl. 4th cent. A.D., Roman author. He was a specialist on agriculture and possessed estates in both Italy and Sardinia. Palladius wrote a 14-volume treatise on farming that was well known in the Middle Ages. Most of the work is in prose and gives detailed instructions for a typical year on an average farm. The 14th book, on growing trees, is in elegiac verse. Although authorship of a 15th book, also in verse, is uncertain, it is sometimes attributed to Palladius.
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172) Persian merchants (173) in the Indian Ocean pepper-producing lands are attested by a Latin version of Palladius in the fourth century.
Palladius is believed to have convinced Pope Celestine I to send St Germanus, bishop of Auxerre, to England.
Palladius called Alfalfa medica a name that referred to the Medes a person who lived in ancient Iran.
They said the death of the St Palladius Primary School pupil was not being treated as suspicious.
Fitch, by way of Palladius, goes through preparations for farming, then steps of field work, planting and maintaining vines, gardening, maintaining fruit trees, doing all the miscellaneous work that makes up the farm, considering bees and livestock, and worrying about the water supply; at the end they reward us with a translation of "The Poem on Grafting" and a set of explanatory sketches, including the reaping machine, which at first appears to be totally backward, but on further reflection, works.
Tambien Palladius (12), coagulum omnium aerumnarum (13), es presentado por el historiador como modelo de acusador, dispuesto siempre a explotar, sin hacer distincion de fortuna o rango, alguna acusacion del mayor alcance:
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37) See, for example, Neil McLynn, "From Palladius to Maximinus: Passing the Arian Torch," Journal of Early Christian Studies 4, no.
In one of these, the Lausiac History of Palladius, Anthony instructs an elderly, aspiring ascetic named Paul to return to the village, to work, and to live a life of labor (ergatikon bion), giving thanks to God (Patralogia Graeca 34.
1, [section] 36), Isidore emprunte en effet mot a mot le debut du developpement que consacre Palladius a cette question; il s'arrete la, mais comme le traite de Palladius est suppose connu du lecteur, cette courte citation ne peut qu'evoquer a l'esprit de celui-ci l'ensemble du developpement de Palladius, dans lequel il trouvera le detail de toutes les etapes a respecter pour obtenir le resultat souhaite (18).
This house, Henbury Hall, appears in pride of place in Laubin's other tour-de-force, Palladius Britannicus, which depicts many of the Palladian bridges, garden pavilions, country houses and other buildings raised in Britain since the 17th century by Inigo Jones, Lord Burlington, Colen Campbell and more recent devotees.
Palladius, in the 4th century, wrote of pears being used like apples to make both a drink and a sauce and said that the Romans preferred wine made from pears to that from apples.