Unelte agricole romane
Roman agriculture - In the 5th century BC, farms in Rome were small and family-owned. The Greeks of this period, however, had started using crop rotation and had large estates. Rome's contact with Carthage, Greece, and the Hellenistic East in the 3rd and 2nd centuries improved Rome's agricultural methods. Farm sizes in Rome are divided into three categories. Small farms were from 18–108 iugera. Medium-sized farms were from 80–500 iugera. Large estates (called latifundia) were over 500 iuger...