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Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella (; Arabic: Yunius,: 12  4 – c. 70 AD) was a prominent writer on agriculture in the Roman Empire.His De re rusticacode: lat promoted to code: la in twelve volumes has been completely preserved and forms an important source on Roman agriculture, together with the works of Cato the Elder and Marcus Terentius Varro, both of which he occasionally cites. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Columella has received more than 282,222 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Columella is the 654th most popular writer (down from 639th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 175th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Spanish Writer.

The columella is most famous for its role in the formation of the nasal septum.

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Among writers, Columella ranks 654 out of 5,755Before him are William McMaster Murdoch, Robert E. Howard, Witold Gombrowicz, Theodore the Studite, Bert Hellinger, and Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. After him are Frontinus, William Saroyan, Oliver Sacks, Georges Perec, Dimitrie Cantemir, and Maya Angelou.

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Among people born in 4, Columella ranks 1After him is Daemusin of Goguryeo. Among people deceased in 70, Columella ranks 3Before him are Andrew the Apostle and Jude the Apostle. After him are Emperor Suinin, Simon bar Giora, and Yohanan ben Zakkai.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Columella ranks 202 out of 2,932Before him are Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240), Leo Africanus (1494), Nicola Porpora (1686), Alfonso the Battler (1073), Henry III of Castile (1379), and Ricardo Bofill (1939). After him are Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias (1629), Alfonso VII of León and Castile (1105), José Echegaray (1832), Brunhilda of Austrasia (543), Luis de Góngora (1561), and Manuel Castells (1942).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Columella ranks 18Before him are Gaius Julius Hyginus (-64), Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881), Francisco de Quevedo (1584), Tirso de Molina (1579), Camilo José Cela (1916), and Leo Africanus (1494). After him are Luis de Góngora (1561), Judah Halevi (1079), Jacinto Benavente (1866), Antonio Machado (1875), Joseph of Anchieta (1534), and Matilde Camus (1919).