the author of a treatise on horticulture, which he dedicated to Maecenas. All that we know with regard to this writer and his work is to be found in the notice of Pliny Plin. Nat. 19.10
). "Ferroque non expedire tangi rutam, cunilam, mentam, ocimum, auctor est Sabinus (al. Sabinius
) Tyro in libro Cepuricôn
quem Maecenati dicavit."