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Pliny the Elder

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Natural history by Pliny( Book )

1,423 editions published between 1469 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 7,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLINY, the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23-79), a Roman of equestrian rank of Transpadane Gaul (N. Italy), was uncle of Pliny the letter writer. He pursued a career partly military in Germany, partly administrative in Gaul and Spain under the emperor Vespasian, and became prefect of the fleet at Misenum. He died in the eruption of Vesuvius when he went to get a closer view and to rescue friends. Tireless worker, reader, and writer, he was author of works now lost; but his great Natural History in 37 books with its vast collection of facts (and alleged facts) survives -- a mine of information despite its uncritical character. 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 ehtnography of the known world; 7: anthropology and 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 Elder Pliny's chapters on the history of art by Pliny( Book )

69 editions published between 1075 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history; an account by a Roman of what Romans knew and did and valued by Pliny( Book )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. Plinii Secundi Historiæ mundi libri XXXVII. by Pliny( Book )

137 editions published between 1535 and 1631 in 4 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history of Pliny by Pliny( Book )

6 editions published between 1855 and 1967 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elder Pliny on the human animal : Natural history, book 7 by Pliny( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The seventh book of Pliny's Natural History, his magisterial survey of nature, records his researches into the human race. Book 7 encapsulates the core of the complex and ambivalent relationship between nature and her human prodigy. Although structured around the human natural life cycle, Pliny's enquiries go far beyond a purely biological description to reveal the cultural belief system of the Roman world in the first century A.D. with a detail and variety unmatched by any other ancient record. The present study, the first detailed commentary on Book 7, is intended to highlight the cultural importance of Pliny's text. While giving due emphasis to Pliny's comments on 'mainstream' historical data involving well-known individuals and events, it focuses in particular on the off-beat, the curious, and the obscure, where investigation frequently reveals a complex substratum of ancient beliefs and ideas. As a result, fresh light is shed on the popular cultural heritage of Pliny's era, much of which was already of considerable antiquity, and may also, in some cases, reach beyond the confines of early imperial Rome to offer analogies with other cultures and eras."--Jacket
Histoire naturelle by Pliny( Book )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caii Plinii Secundi Historiæ naturalis libri xxxvii by Pliny( Book )

89 editions published between 1473 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturkunde. Lateinisch - deutsch by Pliny( Book )

50 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chrestomathia Pliniana by Pliny( Book )

37 editions published between 1723 and 1857 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selecta quædam ex C. Plinii Secundi historia naturali by Pliny( Book )

18 editions published in 1776 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. Plinii Secundi historiae naturalis ad Titum imperatorem praefatio by Pliny( Book )

14 editions published between 1728 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pliny's Natural history by Pliny( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1964 in Undetermined and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire naturelle by Pliny( Book )

2 editions published in 1772 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reden und Schweigen; römische Religion bei Plinius Maior by Thomas Köves-Zulauf( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die germanische Urgeschichte in Tacitus Germania by Eduard Norden( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pliny the Elder on science and technology by John F Healy( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This is the first major re-assessment of Pliny the scientist since Bailey's publication in the late 1920s. Modern experiments, simulating the techniques described by Pliny, and an in-depth study of his development of a technical language, confirm his unique contribution to our knowledge of science in early imperial Rome. Pliny does not, in general, understand the principles underlying the phenomena he observes but makes a significant input - especially in the fields of crystallography, chemistry, and physics as well as of the earth sciences - from which beginnings those scientific disciplines were to evolve many centuries later."--Jacket
Zoologische Terminologie beim älteren Plinius by Helmut Leitner( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Natural history
Alternative Names
Caio Plínio Segundo

Caius Plinius Secundus

Caius Plinius Secundus 0023-0079

Caius Plinius Secundus 23-79

Caius Plinius Secundus ca 23-79

Caïus Plinius Secundus major

Caius Plinius Secundus Major 23-79

Caius Plinius Secundus ок.24-79

Cajus Plinius Secundus.

Cayo Plinio Segundo

Cayo Plinio Segundo 23-ca.79

Elder Pliny

Gai Plin Sekundi

Gai Plini Segon ca. 24-79

Gaǐ Pliniǐ Sekund Starshiǐ

Gai Plinii Sekund Starshii 23-ca.79

Gaio Plinio Secondo

Gaio Plinio Secondo 0023-0079

Gaius

Gaius 23-79 Plinius Secundus

Gaius Plinius Caesar Secundus

Gaius Plinius Secundus

Gaius Plinius Secundus 23-79

Gaius Plinius Secundus 23-ca.79

Gaius Plinius Secundus ca 23-79

Gaius Plinius Secundus Major

Gaius Plinius Secundus Major 0023-0079

Gajus Plinius Secundus ca 23-79

Pline.

Pline 0023-0079

Pline 23/24-79 na Chr l'Ancien

Pline 23-79

Pline 23-79 lÁncien

Pline 23-79 le Naturaliste

Pline ca 23-79 l' Ancien

Pline ca. 24-79 l'Ancien

Pline, Caius

Pline, Caius 23-79

Pline, l' Ancien, ca 23-79

Pline l'Ancien.

Pline, l'Ancien, 23/24-79 na Chr.

Pline lÁncien 23-79

Pline l'Ancien asi 23-asi 79

Pline, l'Ancien, ca. 24-79

Pline l'Ancien naturaliste, philosophe, auteur romain

Pline le Naturaliste 23-79

Pline Second, C. 23-79

Plini ca. 24-79 el Vell

Plini ca. 24-79 Maior

Plini el Vell

Plini, el Vell, ca. 24-79

Plini lo Vièlh

Plini, Maior, ca. 24-79

Plini Segon, Gai

Plini Segon, Gai 23-79

Plinias Mór

Pliniǐ

Plinii 23-ca.79

Pliniǐ Starshiǐ, Gaǐ Sekund

Plinii Starshii, Gai Sekund 23-ca.79

Plinij 23-79

Plinij starejši

Plinije Stariji

Plinije Stariji 23-79

Plīnijs Vecākais

Plinijus Vyresnysis

Plinio

Plinio 23-79

Plinio 23-79 el Viejo

Plinio 23-79 il Vecchio

Plinio 23-ca.79 il Vecchio

Plinio ca 23-79 il Vecchio

Plinio ca. 24-79 el Viejo

Plinio ca. 24-79 il Vecchio

Plinio ca. 24-79 o Antigo

Plinio el Viejo

Plinio el Viejo 23-79

Plinio, el Viejo, ca. 24-79

Plinio el Viejo militar y científico romano

Plinio, Gaio Secondo

Plinio, Gaio Secondo 23-79

Plinio il vecchio

Plinio il Vecchio 23-79

Plinio, il Vecchio, 23-ca.79

Plinio, il Vecchio, ca 23-79

Plinio, il Vecchio, ca. 24-79

Plinio il Vecchio scrittore romano

Plinio la Maljuna

Plinio Napoletano 23-79

Plinio, o Antigo, ca. 24-79

Plínio o Velho

Plinio o Vello

Plinio 'o Viecchio

Plinio o Viello

Plinio Secondo , Caio

Plinio Secondo, G. ca. 24-79

Plinio Secondo , Gaio

Plinio Secondo, Gaio 23-79

Plinio Secundo, Caio

Plinio Secundo, Caio 23-79

Plinio Segundo, C.

Plinio Segundo, Cayo

Plinio Segundo, Cayo 23-79

Plinio Segundo, Cayo 23-ca.79

Plinio Segundo, Cayo ca. 24-79

Plinio Zaharra

Plinius

Plinius 0023-0079

Plinius 23/24-79 na Chr

Plinius 23/24-79 na Chr der Ältere

Plinius 23/24-79 na Chr Maior

Plinius 23-79

Plinius 23-79 der Aeltere

Plinius 23-79 der Ältere

Plinius 23-79 Maior

Plinius 23-79 major

Plinius 23-79 Rerum Naturalium Scriptor

Plinius an Henañ

Plinius, C. 23-79

Plinius ca 23-79 den äldre

Plinius, Caius

Plinius, Caius 23-79

Plinius, Caius Secundus

Plinius, Caius Secundus 23-79

Plinius, Cajus

Plinius Cajus Secundus

Plinius cel Bătrân

Plinius d. Ä. 23-79

Plinius de Alde

Plinius de Oudere schrijver uit Oude Rome (23-79)

Plinius den ældre

Plinius den äldre

Plinius, den äldre, ca 23-79

Plinius den eldre

Plinius den eldre romersk forfatter og vitenskapsmann

Plinius, der Ältere, 23/24-79 na Chr.

Plinius der Ältere 23-79

Plinius der Ältere römischer Gelehrter und Geschichtsschreiber

Plinius die ouere

Plinius dr Elter

Plinius d'r Owwere

Plinius eldri

Plinius Florentino-Pragensis 23-79

Plinius Florentinus-Pragensis 23-79

Plinius Gaius Secundus

Plinius Gajus

Plinius il Vegl

Plinius il vieli

Plinius l'Ancien

Plinius Maior

Plinius, Maior, 23/24-79 na Chr.

Plinius Maior 23-79

Plinius Maior, Gaius asi 23-asi 79

Plinius Maior ок.24-79

Plinius Major 0023-0079

Plinius Major 23-79

Plinius Rerum Naturalium Scriptor 23-79

Plinius Secundius 23-79 Senioris

Plinius Secundius Senioris 23-79

Plinius Secundus.

Plinius Secundus 23-79

Plinius Secundus 23-79 der Ältere

Plinius Secundus 23-79 Maior

Plinius Secundus, C.

Plinius Secundus, C. 23-79

Plinius Secundus, C. 23-ca.79

Plinius Secundus, C. (Cais)

Plinius Secundus, C. (Cais), 23-79

Plinius Secundus, C. (Gaius)

Plinius Secundus ca 23-79 der Ältere

Plinius Secundus , Caius

Plinius Secundus, Caius, 23/24-79 na Chr.

Plinius Secundus, Caius 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Caius 23-79 Major

Plinius Secundus, Caius ca 23-79 d.ä

Plinius Secundus, Caius ca. 24-79

Plinius Secundus, Caius, d.ä., ca 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Caïus major

Plinius Secundus, Caius Major 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Cajus

Plinius Secundus, Cajus 23-79

Plinius Secundus Cajus major

Plinius Secundus d. Ä

Plinius Secundus der Ältere

Plinius Secundus der Ältere 23-79

Plinius Secundus, der Ältere, ca 23-79

Plinius Secundus Gaius

Plinius Secundus, Gaius 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Gaius 23-79 der Ältere

Plinius Secundus, Gaius ca 23-79 d.ä

Plinius Secundus, Gaius, d.ä., ca 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Gaius der Ältere 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Gaius Maior 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Gajus

Plinius Secundus, Gajus 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Gajus ca 23-79 d.ä

Plinius Secundus, Gajus, d.ä., ca 23-79

Plinius Secundus maior

Plinius Secundus Maior 23-79

Plinius Secundus Maior, C. 23-79

Plinius Secundus Major

Plinius Secundus Major 0023-0079

Plinius Secundus Novocomenis.

Plinius senior

Plinius Senior 23-79

Plinius starší

Plinius starší 23-79

Plinius Starší asi 23-asi 79

Plinius Vanem

Plinius vanhempi

Plinius yang Tua

Plinius yr Hynaf

Pliniusz.

Pliniusz, K. Starszy

Pliniusz Starszy

Pliniusz Starszy K.

Pliniusz Starszy rzymski erudyta, pisarz

Plinjusz

Pliny.

Pliny 0023-0079

Pliny 23/24-79 na Chr

Pliny 23/24-79 na Chr the Elder

Pliny 23-79

Pliny 23-79 the Elder

Pliny 23-ca.79 the Elder

Pliny ca 23-79 the Elder

Pliny ca. 24-79 the Elder

Pliny the Elder

Pliny, the Elder, 23/24-79 na Chr.

Pliny the Elder 23-79

Pliny, the Elder, 23-ca.79

Pliny, the Elder, ca 23-79

Pliny, the Elder, ca. 24-79

Pliny the Elder Roman military commander

Pliny the Elder ок.24-79

Plynius Secundus, C.

Plynius Secundus, Caius

Plynius Secundus, Caius 23-79

Plynius Secundus, Gaius

Plynius Secundus, Gaius 23-79

Secundus, C. Plinius

Secundus, C. Plinius 23-79

Secundus, C. Plinius 23-ca.79

Secundus, C. Plinius (Cais Plinius)

Secundus, C. Plinius (Cais Plinius), 23-79

Secundus, C. Plinius (Cais Plinius), 23-ca.79

Secundus, C. Plinius (Gaius Plinius)

Secundus, Cais Plinius

Secundus, Cais Plinius 23-ca.79

Secundus, Caius P.

Secundus, Caius P. 23-79

Secundus, Caius Plinius

Secundus, Caius Plinius 23-79

Secundus, Caius Plinius ca 23-79

Secundus, Gaius P.

Secundus, Gaius P. 23-79

Secundus, Gaius Plinius

Secundus, Gaius Plinius 23-79

Secundus, Gaius Plinius 23-ca.79

Secundus, Gaius Plinius ca 23-79

Secundus, Gajus Plinius ca 23-79

Segundo, Cayo Plinio

Segundo, Cayo Plinio 23-ca.79

Segundo, Gayo Plinio 23-ca.79

Πλίνιος ο Πρεσβύτερος

Плиний 23-79 Старший

Плиний Стари

Плиний, Старший, 23-79

Плиний Старший Г. С

Плиний Старший Г. С. ок.24-79

Плиний Старший римский писатель-эрудит, философ

Плинийи Калон

Плиниј Постариот

Плиније Старији

Пліній Старший

Пліній Старэйшы

Պլինիոս Ավագ

פליניוס דער עלטערער רוימישער שרייבער

פליניוס הזקן

بلينيوس الأكبر

پلینیوس نویسنده و تاریخ‌نگار در روم باستان

மூத்த பிளினி

പ്ലീനി

พลินีผู้อาวุโส

პლინიუს უნჩაში

პლინიუს უფროსი

대 플리니우스

플리니우스

ガイウス・プリニウス・セクンドゥス

プリニウス

プリニウス セクンドゥス, ガイウス

老普林尼

Languages
Latin (716)

English (521)

French (459)

Italian (101)

German (90)

Multiple languages (50)

Spanish (17)

Catalan (3)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The Elder Pliny's chapters on the history of artThe elder Pliny on the human animal : Natural history, book 7Pliny the Elder on science and technologyRoman nature : the thought of Pliny the ElderPompeii : a novelPliny the Elder on science and technologyPliny's encyclopedia : the reception of the Natural history