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Agricola

Definition of the noun agricola

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noun

  1. Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93)

Game

Agricola is a German-style board game created by Uwe Rosenberg, and published by Lookout Games in Europe and Z-Man Games in the US. The goal of the game is to build the most well-balanced farm at the end of 14 rounds, consisting of plowed fields for crops and fenced pastures for livestock. The farm should have little fallow land and a large farmhouse built of high quality material. The player should also expand the family tending the farm from its initial two members to a maximum of five.

  • genre: Strategy game
  • publishers: 999 Games, Z-Man Games, Lookout Games
  • released in (8 years ago)
  • some of the awards:
      • Deutscher Spiele Preis, received by Uwe Rosenberg
      • Spiel des Jahres - Special Award (Best complex game), received by Uwe Rosenberg
      • International Gamers Award: Multi-player Category, received by Uwe Rosenberg
      • Golden Geek Award for Board Game of the Year
      • Golden Geek Award for Best Gamer's Board Game
      • Origins Award for Board Game or Expansion of the Year nomination for Uwe Rosenberg

Writings

  1. "Agricola" is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c. 98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman general. It also covers, briefly, the geography and ethnography of ancient Britain. As in the Germania, Tacitus favorably contrasts the liberty of the native Britons to the corruption and tyranny of the Empire; the book also contains eloquent and vicious polemics against the rapacity and greed of Rome.
    • also known as De vita Agricolae, Vie d'Agricola, De vita Iulii Agricolae, Vita Agricolae, Das Leben des Iulius Agricola
  2. "Agricola" is a book by Marcus Blakey Allmond.
    • also known as "Agricola, an idyl"

People

  1. Agricola, full name possibly Julius Agricola was a West Roman statesman who served twice as praetorian prefect and became consul for 421.
    • born in (1650 years ago)
    • parent of Avitus
    • died in (1594 years ago)
  2. Agricola a.k.a. Agricola, son of Avitus: Agricola was a son of the Western Roman Emperor Avitus.

There are other people with in their name, like Ilka Agricola, Julia Agricola, Martin Agricola, Mikael Agricola, Filippo Agricola, Vanessa Agricola, Georgius Agricola, Johannes Agricola, Alexander Agricola, Rodolphus Agricola and many others.

Business

Agricola was a Greek maker of 4x4 multi-purpose trucks and other farm machinery based in Thessaloniki. The Agricola 25 GT 4x4 truck was a fairly advanced design introduced in 1975, with enhanced all-terrain capabilities, a metal cab and Mercedes-Benz 180D Diesel engine. It was a typical Greek multi-purpose truck with a payload of 1,650 kg and a maximum speed 80 km/h. The cab was designed by Georgios Michael, designer of other Greek vehicles including the Neorion Chicago and the MAVA-Renault Farma. The vehicle was produced until 1984.

Places

  1. Agricola is an unincorporated community in George County, Mississippi.
  2. Agricola a.k.a. Agricola, Florida: Agricola was a town in Polk County, Florida. The town was situated 15 kilometres south-west of Bartow.
  3. Agricola a.k.a. Agricola, Kansas: Agricola is an unincorporated community in Coffey County, Kansas, in the United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Valle Agricola.

Miscellanea

AGRICOLA is a database created and maintained by the United States Department of Agriculture. The database serves as the catalog and index for the collections of the United States National Agricultural Library, but it also provides public access to information on agriculture and allied fields.

  • also known as AGRICultural OnLine Access

Phrases with Agricola

  1. Baris Agricola
  2. Delia Agricola
  3. Euxoa Agricola
  4. Genus Agricola
  5. Oppia Agricola
  6. Merlen Agricola
  7. Phasia Agricola
  8. Phryxe Agricola
  9. Silene Agricola
  10. Anarsia Agricola
  11. Carabus Agricola
  12. Cotesia Agricola
  13. Eledona Agricola
  14. Pardosa agricola
  15. Tabanus Agricola
  16. Agarista Agricola
  17. Agenopus Agricola
  18. Atylotus Agricola
  19. Berberis Agricola
  20. Curculio Agricola

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agricola

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Google previewFarmers' Bulletins (1984)

AGRICOLA is an online information service produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of USDA, and is available commercially...

Google previewRoman Literature

The Agricola is a biography of Tacitus' father-in-law. To a large extent it follows the familiar Greek tradition of the encomium, the eulogistic, semi-biographical study, with an ethical bias. But it concerns us because Agricola was a governor of ...

Google previewWhat Are the Gospels? (1995)

A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography by Richard A. Burridge

the only certain occasion where Tacitus gives all three of a person's names in the official manner: 'this formal, and perhaps unique, introduction signals that Agricola is the subject of the work';.26 The Cato Minor, with no prologue, begins with ...

Google previewFugitive Pieces on Various Subjects: A vindication of natural society (1771)

by Robert Dodsley

Agricola is a strong Instance of this. No Man had done greater Things, nor with more honest Amtfl-, tion. Yet, dofie OF NATURAL SOCIETY. 45 and all they treated with various Circumstances of ...

Google previewTransactions and Journal of Proceedings (1884)

Agricola is the reputed founder of this Roman station, and the fossae, aggeres, and praetorium of the camp on the neighbouring height of Burnswark, from which innumerable roads diverge in every direction through the southern parts of the ...

Google previewThe Book of Acts in Its Ancient Literary Setting (1993)

by Winter, Clark

The Germania is an ethnographic treatise; the Agricola is a biography, but also contains an ethnographic digression (10–12) and two balanced speeches (30– 34) in the manner of a historical monograph. 82 ἅμα καὶ τὸ χρήσιμον καὶ τὸ ...

Google previewPower, Knowledge, and Expertise in Elizabethan England (2004)

by Eric H. Ash

Agricola as touching speculation, and therefore may talk or write artificially, but lacking experienced knowledge by daily working, Georgius Agricola is a present medicine to make a heavy purse light. WILLIAM HUMFREY TO WILLIAM CECIL ...

Google previewGrove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1904)

by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

AGRICOLA, ALEXANDER, a composer of great celebrity living at the end of the 15th century and beginning of the 16th. Crespel's lament on the death of OCKEGHEM mentions Agricola as a fellow-pupil in the school of that master ; and ...

Google previewA General Bibliographical Dictionary (1837)

by Friedrich Adolf Ebert

— Das Leben des Agricola iibs.

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