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Palladius,

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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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.
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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.
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.
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Palladius (4th century), a knowledgeable agriculturist, wrote on apiculture with extensive reference to Columella and other preceding Roman authors (Morse & Hooper 1985:169).
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