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1 frigidis ocissime t. c. calidis novissime Schneider ex Catone 34, praeeunte Pontedera.

2 metamus SA et R pauci, vett. edd.: metamur R nonnulli: metemur vel metantur vel metam alii: sereremus (ait. re expunet. M) M et Cod. Bononiensis 2523: seramus Ald., Gesti., Schn.: iaciamus Lundstrōm. a The translation follows the MSS. and earliest editions, against seramus "sow" and iaciamus "cast" of more recent editors. Columella appears to be speaking of the harvest from the autumn sowing (cf. 9. 6, below; and Palladius, I. 34. 6), in which sowing the order would be reversed. b I.e. the Pleiades, seven daughters of Atlas, in the constellation Taurus. c Vergil, Georg. I. 219-221. d Sept. 23rd under the Julian Reform of 46 B.C.; but cf. circa VIII Kal. Oct. ( = Sept. 24) in IX. 14. 11.

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