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Pliny the Elder"s natural history

the empire in the encyclopedia

by Trevor Morgan Murphy

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Pliny, the Elder,
    • Ethnology,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-223) and index.

      StatementTrevor Murphy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH41 .M87 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination233 p. ;
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3326733M
      ISBN 100199262888
      LC Control Number2004300657
      OCLC/WorldCa53392996

      The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 3 Volume 64; Volume 67; Volume 69; Volume 72; Volume 78 of Bohn's classical library The Natural History of Pliny, Henry Thomas Riley: Author: Pliny (the Elder.) Translated by: John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley: Publisher: H. G. Bohn, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.   Pliny's Natural History is an astonishingly ambitious work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to zoology. Mingling acute observation with often wild speculation, it offers a fascinating view of the world as it was understood in the first century AD, whether describing the danger of diving for sponges, the first water-clock, or the use of asses' milk to remove wrinkles.4/5().

      Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and writer, is author of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unrivaled compendium of Roman contents of the books are as follows. Book 1: table of contents of the others and of authorities; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; geography and ethnography of the known world; 7: anthropol4/5(25). C. PLINII NATVRALIS HISTORIAE LIBER I LIBRO II CONTINENTUR [1] An finitus sit mundus et an unus [2] de forma eius [3] de motu eius. cur mundus dicatur.

      Natural History, Volume 2 Loeb classical library Natural History, Pliny (the Elder.) Author: Pliny (the Elder.) Translated by: Harris Rackham: Publisher: Harvard University Press, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and writer, is author of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unrivaled compendium of Roman knowledge. The contents of the books are as follows. Book 1: table of contents of the others and of authorities; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; geography and ethnography of.


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