Natural History, Volume I (Hardcover)

Books 1-2 (Loeb Classical Library #330)

By Pliny, E. H. Warmington (Editor), H. Rackham (Translator)

Harvard University Press, 9780674993648, 372pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1938

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Description

Pliny the Elder (23 79 CE) produced in his Natural History a vast compendium of Roman knowledge. Topics included are the mathematics and metrology of the universe; world geography and ethnography; human anthropology and physiology; zoology; botany, agriculture, and horticulture; medicine; minerals, fine arts, and gemstones.