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Unformatted text preview: now said to be extinct. Virgil was a great poet and a naturalist who was famous for his work on agriculture and on something Georgics which is about rural life. Known as Cato the Censor because of his position as a Roman magistrate involved with the Census, he penned the agricultural manual De agri cultura. Varro was a Roman Soldier, and a scholar who was commissioned by Caeser and wrote three books about livestock and agriculture. Mago was a Carthaginian agricultural writer and was the author of 28 volumes of agriculture treatise or dissertation that is now lost but was ordered to be translated by the Roman Senate upon the defeat fo his home Carthage....
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