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Cŏlŭmella , ae, m.,
I.a Roman cognomen in the gens Junia; so,
I. M. Junius Moderatus Columella, of Hispania Bœtica, uncle of the following.
II. L. Junius Moderatus Columella, a well-known writer on husbandry, in the first century of the Christian era. He was of Gades, and a companion of Seneca and Celsus; his writings, De Re Rustica and De Arboribus, are yet extant; v. Schneid. Scriptt. Rei Rust. II. 2 praef.; Col. 7, 2, 4; 7, 10, 185; Plin. 8, 41, 63, § 153; 17, 9, 6, §§ 51 and 52; Pall. 1, 19, 3.
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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 17.9
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 7.2.4
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