8 edition of Pliny found in the catalog.
January 1, 1956
by Loeb Classical Library
Written in English
|Contributions||W. H. S. Jones (Translator), A. C. Andrews (Translator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||576|
Pliny has a gift for description and a versatile prose style, and more than any of his contemporaries he gives an unprejudiced picture of Rome as he knew it. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Pliny the Younger is in two volumes; the second contains Books VIII–X of his Letters and Panegyricus. The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 2 Ajasson remarks Ajasson thinks amber ancients Apelles appearance applied artiﬁcial artist ashes Augustus Bamberg Beckmann boiled Book calcined called castoreum celebrated CHAP Chapter chrysocolla Cicero City cnsr colour copper crystal cure Cyprus denarii doubt earth Edition Egypt electrum Emperor 5/5(1).
administered antaphrodisiac applied topically arrests astringent axle-grease beaten berries betony blossom boiled Book bowels branches bruised centaury CHAP cinquefoil colour cough cubit curative cure cyathi of wine decoction denarius Desfontaines diminutive Dioscorides dittany The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 5 Bohn's classical library. Jul 16, · 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 around them.
Dec 28, · Pliny’s Natural History is an astonishingly ambitious work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to fixdemocracynow.comng 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 fixdemocracynow.com: Penguin Publishing Group. Book by Pliny the Elder (Book II, Letter 15), 43 Copy quote. In wine, there's truth. Pliny the Elder. Wine. Pliny the Elder (). “Delphi Complete Works of Pliny the Elder (Illustrated)”, Delphi Classics 31 Copy quote. There is no book so bad that some good can not be got out of it. Pliny the Elder.
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Mar 20, · This book is fun PRECISELY because Pliny book wrote down everything that reached his ears without checking the facts -Zeus bless his heart- and because of his welcoming disposition, a geography of the common imagination of that time has been preserved; something that 5/5(3). The first – incomplete – edition of Pliny's Epistles was published in Italy in Sometime between and Giovanni Giocondo discovered a manuscript in Paris of Pliny's tenth book of letters, containing his correspondence with Trajan, and published it in Paris, dedicating the work to Louis fixdemocracynow.com: Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, 61 AD, Como.
Mar 02, · Pliny was an energetic man, hugely desirous of literary immortality, who wrote his books in the interstices of a full career as a soldier and an administrator. Pliny worked when others were asleep; Pliny read and dictated in a sedan chair as he moved about urban areas.
The book is rambling and discursive, full of vignettes, asides, and diatribes/5(28). Jan 02, · 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. As already mentioned above, highlights of these books include Pliny's description of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and the death of his uncle and mentor, Pliny the Elder.
The first letter (), directed to Gaius Septicius Clarus, is also notable for giving Pliny's reasons for collecting his letters. Pliny the Younger (61/62 CE–c. CE) was a Roman author and administrator who left a collection of private letters that intimately illustrated public and private life in the heyday of the Roman Empire.
These letters enable the reconstruction of a period for which there is otherwise no serious historical record. book viii. the nature of the terrestrial animals. 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. book vii. man, his birth, his organization, and the invention of the arts. book viii. the nature of the terrestrial animals. 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.
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. Pliny the Younger has books on Goodreads with ratings.
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A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 1. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 1. Translated by fixdemocracynow.com () - a few words and phrases have been modified.
See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 10, BOOK 10, Letters Translated by fixdemocracynow.com () - a few words and phrases have been modified.
The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed slightly to bring it into line with the most recent editions. A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 8.
Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 8. Translated by fixdemocracynow.com () - a few words and phrases have been modified. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter.
Mar 23, · Pliny's Natural History in Thirty-seven Books Hardcover – August 8, by Philemon Holland (Author), the Elder Pliny (Creator), Wernerian Club (Creator) & 0 more See all 23 formats and Cited by: 2.
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A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 2. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 2. Translated by fixdemocracynow.com () - a few words and phrases have been modified. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter.
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History, BOOK VII. 1 MAN, HIS BIRTH, HIS ORGANIZATION, AND THE INVENTION OF THE ARTS., CHAP.
2.—THE WONDERFUL FORMS OF DIFFERENT NATIONS. Pliny was born in Comum in 61 or 62 A.D., and died in AD., while acting as Roman governor of Bithynia & Pontus.
His letters are arranged in ten books, of which the tenth consists entirely of letters to and from the emperor Trajan. Pliny, the Elder: Pliny's natural history in thirty-seven books / (London: Barclay, ), also by Philemon Holland and Wernerian Club (page images at HathiTrust) Pliny, the Elder: Selections from The history of the world, commonly called The natural history of C.
Plinius Secundus.Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, born Gaius Caecilius or Gaius Caecilius Cilo (61 AD – ca. AD), better known as Pliny the Younger, was a lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient Rome. Pliny's uncle, Pliny the Elder, helped raise and educate him and they were both witnesses to the eruption of Vesuvius on 24 August 79 AD/5.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.