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Palladius

Palladius, fl. 4th cent. AD, 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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Palladius

Palladius (c.365–425). Historian of Christian monasticism. His Lausiac History (c.419) is of great importance for the history of early monasticism in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, and Asia Minor.

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