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RUTILIUS TAURUS AEMILIANUS PALLADIUS

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 637 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RUTILIUS TAURUS AEMILIANUS PALLADIUS, a Roman author of the 4th century A.D. He wrote a poem on agriculture (De re rustica) in fourteen books, the material being derived from Columella and other earlier writers. The work is con- veniently arranged, but far inferior in every other respect to that of Columella. There is a modern German edition by Schmitt (Leipzig, 1898). PALLANZA, a small industrial town and summer and winter resort of the province of Novara, Piedmont, Italy, 659 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (Igor), 4619 (town); 5247 (commune). It occupies a position of great natural beauty, on a promontory on the W. of Lago Maggiore, with a semicircle of mountains behind and the lake and Borromean Islands in front, 62 m. N. of Novara direct. The annual mean temperature is 550 Fahr.; January, 37.10, July, 74°. There is a fine botanical garden.
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atomic weight Io6.7 PALLADIUM [symbol Pd (O=16)]
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