A couple of hundred years later, we see the Romans doing crop rotation.
Neither the Romans nor the Turks had been able to subdue this square mountainous tract, of which Bougie, Setif, Aumale and Dellys form the four corners.
He made the world of men and things his study, learned to write his mother-tongue with idiomatic conciseness, and nourished his imagination on the masterpieces of the Romans.
He now took the title " king of the Lombards," to which he added the dignity of " Patrician of the Romans," which had been granted to his father.
1 The Zealots occupied the inner court of the Temple during its siege by the Romans.