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On the characteristics of animals

Author: Aelian; A F Scholfield
Publisher: London : Heinemann ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1958-1959.
Series: Loeb classical library, 446, 448-449.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:OKS Print
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In "On the Characteristics of Animals," Aelian (c. 170 after 230 CE) collects facts and fables about the animal kingdom and invites the reader to ponder contrasts between human and animal behavior.

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Genre/Form: Early works
Pre-Linnean works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aelian, 3rd cent.
On the characteristics of animals.
London : Heinemann ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1958-1959
(OCoLC)647074721
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aelian; A F Scholfield
ISBN: 0674994914 9780674994911 0674994930 9780674994935 0674994949 9780674994942 0434994464 9780434994465 0434994480 9780434994489 0434994499 9780434994496
OCLC Number: 312299
Language Note: Parallel Greek text and English translation.
Description: 3 volumes ; 17 cm.
Contents: 1. Books I-V --
2. Books VI-XI --
3. Books XII-XVII.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 446, 448-449.
Other Titles: De natura animalium.
On animals
Responsibility: Aelian ; with an English translation by A.F. Scholfield.

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