Marcus Terentius Varro

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Noun1.Marcus Terentius Varro - Roman scholar (116-27 BC)Marcus Terentius Varro - Roman scholar (116-27 BC)    
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Spencer charts a thematically structured expedition through what remains (six of 24 books) of Marcus Terentius Varro's (116-27 BC) De Lingua Latina while at the same time attempting to give a flavor of the through-reading experience.
Synopsis: Some six years after his narrow escape from proscription in 43 BCE, Marcus Terentius Varro, the "most learned" of the Romans, wrote a technical treatise on farming in the form of a satirico-philosophical dialogue.