Natural History, Volume VIII: Books 28-32
ISBN: 0674994604
EAN13: 9780674994607
Language: Latin
Pages: 608
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book 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.