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Georgics, a very classic of agricultural literature

Virgil widens the agricultural world problems and he is able to move also the today-reader through his warnings and his visions

It is always convenient a look to the past. It is always a wise choice. Hence, here is a very classical of agricultural literature, the Georgics by Virgil, a must to read.

The book, recently edited by Oscar Mondadori, is a reference text for everybody. It is endowed with a great substance; it is a must for its analysis deepness and for its ability to interpreter and represent, in its highest form, the strong bind between men and nature.

Virgil widens the agricultural world problems and he is able to move also the today-reader through his warnings and his visions. In Georgics the farmers’ soul are represented, facing the beauty and severity of nature, the hard work and the pain of ground working and the complex man and behavior relationship.

Reading this book is a must. Reading it again, for people that already read it, is a must, as well.

by T N
06 july 2009, Food Notes > Miscellanea

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