Allegories of farming from Greece and Rome : philosophical satire in Xenophon, Varro and Virgil /

In this book Professor Kronenberg shows that Xenophon's Oeconomicus, Varro's De Re Rustica and Virgil's Georgics are not simply works on farming but belong to a tradition of philosophical satire which uses allegory and irony to question the meaning of morality. These works metaphorica...

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Main Author: Kronenberg, Leah, 1976- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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