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date: 27 November 2022

Cassius Dionysiuslocked

Cassius Dionysiuslocked

  • William David Ross

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Cassius Dionysius of *Utica, wrote (1) (88 bce) a Greek translation (with additions) of the work of the Carthaginian Mago on agriculture, which became the standard work on the subject, used by all its successors in antiquity (see agricultural writers); (2) Ῥιζοτομικά, ‘On Root-cutting’, a compilation much used by *Pliny (1) the Elder.

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  • Science, Technology, and Medicine

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