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The natural histories of Pliny the Elder

P. L. Chambers

The natural histories of Pliny the Elder

an advanced reader and grammar review

by P. L. Chambers

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history,
  • Pre-Linnean works,
  • Latin language,
  • Grammar,
  • Language

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP.L. Chambers
    SeriesLatin alive and well
    ContributionsPliny, the Elder
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6637 .C47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24847560M
    ISBN 109780806142159
    LC Control Number2011012387

    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). Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23/24–79), called Pliny the Elder (/ ˈ p l ɪ n i /), was a Roman author, a naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and a friend of emperor wrote the encyclopedic Naturalis Historia (Natural History), which became an editorial model for spent most of his spare time studying, writing Born: AD 23 or 24, Novum Comum (Como), Roman Italy, .

      Pliny's Natural History in Thirty-seven Books Hardcover – August 8, by Philemon Holland (Author), the Elder Pliny (Creator), Wernerian Club (Creator) & Cited by: 3. 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/5.

      Pliny the Elder was a devotee of all things fermented, namely wine and beer. This ancient Roman may have been an author, statesman and military commander, but .   The Histories of Pliny the Elder is a parody of the occupation of Britain by the Romans, from series seven of the s BBC radio comedy, The Goon Show, first broadcast on 28 March Plot. In the year X-L B.C., Julius Caesar (sounding a lot like Hercules Grytpype-Thynne) lands on the British shore and is greeted by asks his second-in-command, Brutus Moriartus, to .


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Book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds. book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii. the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of unguents.

book xiv. the natural history of the fruit trees. book xv. the natural history of the fruit-trees. book xvi. Pliny the Elder (23–79 a.d.) was a military officer and imperial administrator of the early Roman Empire.

His avid interest in natural phenomena led him to write the Natural Histories, an encyclopedic work encompassing subjects as diverse as astronomy, geography, biology, zoology, botany, medicine, and : P.

Chambers. 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 The natural histories of Pliny the Elder book the Middle Ages.

The work, which was largely complete by 77 CE, is divided into 37 books and covers such subjects as. Pliny the Elder wrote the world’s first encyclopedia. His Natural History contained over a million words in 37 volumes. Pliny attempted to document all known facts about the natural world.

He claimed to have recor pieces of information, although modern scholars say he underestimated his own output. The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 1 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.

Bohn, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Pliny the Elder has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pliny the Elder’s most popular book is Natural History: A Selection. Pliny the Elder, who died during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., wrote a long account in 37 books of everything that the Romans knew about the world around them - in the words of his nephew Pliny the Younger, "a comprehensive and learned work, covering as wide a field as Nature herself".The 'Natural History' has been translated into English by m, and lz in.

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.

The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 6 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.

Bohn, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(1). 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: anthropology and the physiology Reviews: 3.

The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 1 Bohn's classical library ; 64, 67, 69, 72, 78 Bohn's classical library The Natural History of Pliny, Henry Thomas Riley: Author: Pliny (the Elder.) Translated by: John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley: Publisher: Henry G. Bohn, Original from: Princeton University: Digitized: Export Citation.

The Natural History of Pliny Paperback – Octo by The Elder Pliny (Creator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings4/4(2). 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. PLINYS NATURAL HIST IN BK The Elder Pliny, Philemon Holland No preview available - Pliny's Natural History in Thirty-Seven Books Pliny the Elder No preview available - 3/5(2).

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Pliny's Natural history. In thirty-seven books". The natural history of Pliny Paperback – Aug by.

Pliny, the Elder (Author)4/5(2). Genre/Form: Early works Pre-Linnean works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pliny, the Elder.

Natural history of Pliny. London, H.G. Bohn, Although Pliny did not distinguish between fact, opinion, and speculation in his volume treatise, he can be credited with the creation of the first scientific centuries the Natural History served as the Western world’s primary source of scientific information and theory.

Book I summarizes the entire contents of the work, listing the authors and sometimes the titles of. 2. Volume 9 of Pliny the Elder’s Natural History talks about a variety of sea monsters such as the giant balæna. While the monster is seldom described except for it being a large fish, there is still enough evidence to easily apply Theses 5: The Monster Polices the Borders of the Possible from Cohen’s Monster Theory.

Pliny's Natural history. In thirty-seven books Item Preview remove-circle In thirty-seven books by Pliny, the Elder; Wernerian Club; Holland, Philemon, Publication date Topics Natural history Publisher [London] Printed for the Club by G.

Barclay CollectionPages:. About Pliny the Elder: The Natural History Book VII (with Book VIII ) Pliny the Elder's Natural History is a vast encyclopaedia, surveying natural phenomena from cosmology to biology, medicine to magic.

Direct observation, informed speculation and common knowledge are combined to present a key snapshot of ancient thought and the Romans' perspective on the world. Pliny the Elder's Natural History is a vast encyclopaedia, surveying natural phenomena from cosmology to biology, medicine to magic.

Direct observation, informed speculation and common knowledge are combined to present a key snapshot of ancient thought and the Romans' perspective on the world around : The Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder’s encyclopaedic ‘Natural History’, composed in 37 books, remains an unrivalled compendium of Roman knowledge.

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