Natural History, Volume VI: Books 20-23

Natural History, Volume VI: Books 20-23

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Overview

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; 3-6: geography and ethnography of the known world; 7: anthropology and the physiology of man; 8-11: zoology; 12-19: botany, agriculture, and horticulture; 20-27: plant products as used in medicine; 28-32: medical zoology; 33-37: minerals (and medicine), the fine arts, and gemstones.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Natural History is in ten volumes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674994317
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1951
Series: Loeb Classical Library , #392
Edition description: 4th printing/1st pub.1951
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.38(h) x 1.19(d)

About the Author

William Henry Samuel Jones (1876–1963) was an ancient historian and President of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Natural History

Book XX

Book XXI

Book XXII

Book XXIII

Index

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