• Natural History (Pliny) - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_History_(Pliny) The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is a work by Pliny the Elder.It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire to the modern day and purports to cover all ancient knowledge. The work's subject area is thus not limited to what is today understood by natural history; Pliny himself defines his scope as "the natural world, or life".
  • Natural History | encyclopedic scientific work by Pliny ...

    www.britannica.com/.../Natural-History-encyclopedic-scientific-by-Pliny-the-E... Natural History, encyclopaedic scientific work of dubious accuracy by Pliny the Elder, completed in 77 ce as Naturae historiae and conventionally known as Naturalis historia. Although Pliny did not distinguish between fact, opinion, and speculation in his 37-volume treatise, he can be credited with
  • Amazon.com: Natural History: A Selection (Penguin Classics ...

    www.amazon.com/Natural-History-Selection-Penguin-Classics/dp/0140444130 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.
  • Pliny the Elder | Biography, Natural History, & Facts ...

    www.britannica.com/biography/Pliny-the-Elder Pliny the Elder, Roman savant and author of the celebrated Natural History, an encyclopedic work of uneven accuracy that was an authority on scientific matters up to the Middle Ages. The work, which was largely complete by 77 CE, is divided into 37 books and covers such subjects as botany, zoology, and astronomy.
  • Pliny the Elder, Natural History - Livius

    www.livius.org/articles/person/.../pliny-the-elder-natural-history The Natural History "There is no book so bad that some good cannot be got out of it," Pliny the Elder used to say, and he read everything that he could obtain. His nephew Pliny the Younger gives an indication how devoted his uncle was to reading and studying, which was like working to him.. The only time he took from his work was for his bath, and by bath I mean his actual immersion, for while ...
  • The natural history of Pliny - Digital Collections ...

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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Natural History of ...

    www.gutenberg.org/files/57493/57493-h/57493-h.htm The only translation of Pliny’s Natural History which has hitherto appeared in the English language is that by Philemon Holland, published in the latter part of the reign of Elizabeth. It is no disparagement to Holland’s merits, as a diligent and generally faithful translator, to say that his work is unsuited to the requirements of the nineteenth century.
  • Pliny the Elder, The Natural History, BOOK I. 1 ...

    www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text book i. book ii. an account of the world and the elements. book iii. an account of countries, nations, seas, towns, havens, mountains, rivers, distances, and peoples who now exist or formerly existed.
  • Pliny's Natural history. In thirty-seven books : Pliny ...

    archive.org/details/plinysnaturalhis00plinrich As the other reviewer said 5 years ago, this only contains books 1-10 and is not the complete works as described.
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    penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Pliny_the_Elder/home.html We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.