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Natural history by Pliny( Book )

606 editions published between 1469 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,632 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 ethnography 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 on the human animal : Natural history, book 7 by Pliny( )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,323 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
The historie of the world : commonly called, The naturall historie of C. Plinius Secundus by Pliny( )

108 editions published between 1601 and 1973 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Holland's monumental English translation of Pliny was dedicated to Sire Robert Cecil, then Queen Elizabeth's Principal Secretary. This encyclopedia of ancient knowledge about the natural world had not been translated into English before, and it would not be again for 250 years. Holland is still the only translator of this work to attempt to evoke it literary richness and beauty."--Note from bookseller
C. Plini Secundi Naturalis historiae libri XXXVII by Pliny( Book )

239 editions published between 1826 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elder Pliny's chapters on the history of art by Pliny( Book )

81 editions published between 1075 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 886 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 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the history of the world, commonly called The natural history of C. Plinius Secundus by Pliny( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history, a selection by Pliny( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Pliny himself died while investigating the volcanic eruption that destroyed Pompeii in AD 79, and the natural curiosity that brought about his death is also very much evident in the Natural history - a book that proved highly influential right up until the Renaissance and that his nephew, Pliny the younger, described 'as full of variety as nature itself'. John F. Healy has made a fascinating and varied selection from the Natural history for this clear, modern translation. In his introduction, he discusses the book and its sources topic by topic. This edition also includes a full index and notes
The natural history of Pliny by Pliny( Book )

12 editions published between 1855 and 1856 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

67 editions published between 1741 and 1841 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire naturelle : livre III by Caius Plinius Secundus Pline l'Ancien( Book )

37 editions published between 1771 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les livres III à VI de l' Histoire naturelle sont consacrés à la géographie du monde connu. Dans sa description, Pline part des Colonnes d'Hercule, l'actuel détroit de Gibraltar, et parcourt l'Europe dans les livres III et IV
Histoire naturelle by Gaius Plinius Secundus( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Écrivain et naturaliste latin, Pline (23-79 ap. J. -C.) est l'auteur d'une monumentale oeuvre encyclopédique, l'Histoire naturelle. Le livre XXXV est une source presque unique pour l'histoire de l'art antique, apportant des données biographiques et des jugements critiques sur des artistes grecs très connus, des descriptions d’œuvres aujourd'hui disparues et enfin des informations sur les matériaux et les techniques employés dans l'Antiquité. Ce texte, considéré comme l'un des premiers traités d'histoire de l'art, a été l'une des grandes sources d'inspiration des humanistes de la Renaissance (Vasari, Léonard de Vinci, etc.). Plus près de nous, certains, comme Jean Paulhan, ont fait de Pline... et d'Apollinaire les pères du cubisme et de l'art abstrait. -- 4ème de couverture
Pliny's natural history; a selection from Philemon Holland's translation by Pliny( Book )

9 editions published in 1964 in English and French and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis historia by Caius Plinius Secundus Maior( Book )

36 editions published between 1516 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia naturalis by Pliny( Book )

86 editions published between 1469 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Natural history
The elder Pliny on the human animal : Natural history, book 7C. Plini Secundi Naturalis historiae libri XXXVIINatural history, a selectionPliny's encyclopedia : the reception of the Natural historyThe secrets of VesuviusThe shadow of Vesuvius : a life of PlinyPliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance : the Legacy of the Natural History
Alternative Names
Böyük Plini

C. Plinius, 23-79

C. Plinius Secundus

C. Plinius Secundus, 23-79

Caio Plínio Segundo

Caius Plinius, 23-79

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

Caius Pliny, the Elder, 23-79

Cajus Plinius Secundus.

Cajus Plinius Secundus, 23-79

Cayo Plinio Segundo

Cayo Plinio Segundo 23-ca.79

Elder Pliny

Gai Plin Sekundi

Gai Plini Segon, aproximadament 24-79

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 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

Gaius Plinius Secundus Romalı subay ve yazar (23 - 79)

Gajus Plinijus Sekundas Vyresnysis

Gajus Plinijus Vyresnysis

Gajus Plinius Secundus ca 23-79


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, aproximadament 24-79

Pline, l'Ancien, asi 23-79

Pline l'Ancien asi 23-asi 79

Pline l'Ancien homme politique, naturaliste et philosophe romain

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, aproximadament 24-79

Plini lo Vièlh

Plini, Maior, aproximadament 24-79

Plini Segon, Gai

Plini Segon, Gai 23-79

Plini Segon, Gai, ca. 24-79

Plinias Mór


Plinii 23-ca.79

Pliniǐ Starshiǐ, Gaǐ Sekund

Plinii Starshii, Gai Sekund 23-ca.79

Plinij 23-79

Plinij starejši

Plinij, starejši, 23-79

Plinij, Staršij, asi 23-79

Plinije Stariji

Plinije Stariji 23-79

Plīnijs Vecākais

Plinijus Vyresnysis


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, aproximadament 24-79

Plinio el Viejo militar y científico romano

Plinio, Gaio Secondo

Plinio, Gaio Secondo 23-79

Plinio il Giovane

Plinio il vecchio

Plinio il vecchio, 23/24-79

Plinio il Vecchio 23-79

Plinio, il Vecchio, 23-ca.79

Plinio, il Vecchio, aproximadament 24-79

Plinio, il Vecchio, ca 23-79

Plinio il Vecchio scrittore romano

Plinio la Maljuna

Plinio la Vea

Plinio lo Viely

Plinio Mzee

Plinio Napoletano 23-79

Plinio nga magurang

Plinio, o Antigo, aproximadament 24-79

Plínio o Velho

Plinio o Vello

Plinio 'o Viecchio

Plinio o Viello

Plinio Secondo C. ок.24-79

Plinio Secondo , Caio

Plinio Secondo, G., aproximadament 24-79

Plinio Secondo, G. ca. 24-79

Plinio Secondo , Gaio

Plinio Secondo, Gaio 23-79

Plinio Secundo, Caio

Plinio Secundo, Caio 23-79

Plinio Segundo, 23-79

Plinio Segundo, C.

Plinio Segundo, Cayo

Plinio Segundo, Cayo 23-79

Plinio Segundo, Cayo 23-ca.79

Plinio Segundo, Cayo, aproximadament 24-79

Plinio Segundo, Cayo ca. 24-79

Plinio Segundo, Cayo, el Viejo, 23-79

Plinio Zaharra

Pliniu'l Vieyu


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 Caecilius Secundus, Caius, maior, 23-79

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 Eeleren

Plinius den eldre

Plinius den eldre romersk forfatter og vitenskapsmann

Plinius der Ältere.

Plinius, der Ältere, 23/24-79 na Chr.

Plinius der Ältere 23-79

Plinius, der Ältere, asi 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 Plinius Secundus major

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, asi 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., asi 23-79

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

Plinius Secundus, C., d. Ä., 23-79

Plinius Secundus, C. (Gaius)

Plinius Secundus ca 23-79 der Ältere

Plinius Secundus , Caius

Plinius Secundus, Caius, 23/24-79

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

Plinius Secundus, Caius 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Caius 23-79 Major

Plinius Secundus, Caius, aproximadament 24-79

Plinius Secundus, Caius, asi 23-79

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, asi 23-79

Plinius Secundus Cajus major

Plinius Secundus d. Ä

Plinius Secundus d. Ä., C.

Plinius Secundus der Ältere

Plinius Secundus der Ältere 23-79

Plinius Secundus, der Ältere, ca 23-79

Plinius Secundus der Ältere, Gaius.

Plinius Secundus Gaius

Plinius Secundus, Gaius 23-79

Plinius Secundus, Gaius 23-79 der Ältere

Plinius Secundus, Gaius, asi 23-79

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 Maior, Gaius, 23-79

Plinius Secundus Major

Plinius Secundus Major 0023-0079

Plinius Secundus Novocomenis.

Plinius senior

Plinius Senior 23-79

Plinius starší

Plinius Starší, 23/24-79

Plinius starší 23-79

Plinius Starší asi 23-asi 79

Plinius Vanem

Plinius vanhempi

Plinius vanhempi antiikin roomalainen sotapäällikkö ja historioitsija

Plinius yang Tua

Plinius yr Hynaf


Pliniusz, K. Starszy

Pliniusz Starszy

Pliniusz Starszy K.

Pliniusz Starszy rzymski erudyta, pisarz



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 Babba

Pliny ca 23-79 the Elder

Pliny ca. 24-79 the Elder

Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Elder 1st century Roman military commander and writer

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

Pliny the Elder 23-79

Pliny, the Elder, 23-ca.79

Pliny, the Elder, aproximadament 24-79

Pliny, the Elder, asi 23-79

Pliny, the Elder, ca 23-79

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), 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 Κόϊντος Σεκούνδος ο Πρεσβύτερος (23-79)

Πλίνιος ο Πρεσβύτερος

Гай Плиний Секунд

Плиний 23-79 Старший

Плиний Стари

Плиний Старший

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 Старший римський письменник, учений та державний діяч

Пліній Старэйшы

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Փլինիոս Մեծ

פליניוס דער עלטערער רוימישער שרייבער

פליניוס, הזקן

بليني، الأكبر

بلينيوس الأكبر

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