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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Cambridge University Press,