Natural History, Volume VII: Books 24-27

Natural History, Volume VII: Books 24-27

Hardcover(4th printing/1st pub.1956-rev.1980)

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674994324
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1956
Series: Loeb Classical Library , #393
Edition description: 4th printing/1st pub.1956-rev.1980
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.38(h) x 1.21(d)

About the Author

William Henry Samuel Jones (1876–1963) was an ancient historian and President of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Natural History

Book XXIV

Book XXV

Book XXVI

Book XXVII

Additional Notes

Index Of Plants

List Of Diseases And Affections

Index Of Names

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