[lit-ideas] Re: Pecorous
- From: david ritchie <profdritchie@xxxxxxxxx>
- To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2018 08:53:16 -0700
On Aug 6, 2018, at 2:58 AM, adriano paolo shaul gershom palma
pecorous as in herd behaviour-like
Well how interesting. Thank you very much.
Is the suggestion that financial behavior is often herd-like, or am I inferring
the name of the cheese is far later, from portuguese origins, I was taught
Wikipedia differs, citing “ancient Roman authors” who wrote about this cheese.
On the Pecorino Romano website these authors are identified:Varro, Pliny the
Elder, Hippocrates and Columella. No citations are given. Perhaps the next
challenge should be to find out what these folks said about the cheese?
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