Natural History: Bks.XXIV-XXVII v. 7

Natural History: Bks.XXIV-XXVII v. 7

Description

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.


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Details

Author(s)
Pliny The Elder, W. H. S. Jones
Format
Hardback | 572 pages
Dimensions
110 x 170 x 29.46mm | 350g
Publication date
01 Jul 1989
Publisher
HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Imprint
LOEB
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, Mass, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0674994329
ISBN13
9780674994324
Bestsellers rank
68,025