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Pliny the Elder

Works: 4,803 works in 11,077 publications in 11 languages and 48,656 library holdings
Genres: History  Terminology  Terms and phrases  Sources  Miscellanea  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Dedicatee, Dubious author, Arranger, Honoree, Attributed name, Translator, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Annotator, Writer of accompanying material, Author of introduction
Classifications: QH41, 878.9
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Natural history by Pliny( Book )
659 editions published between 1472 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,977 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 ehtnography 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
Histoire naturelle by Pliny( Book )
528 editions published between 1476 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,321 libraries worldwide
Pline l'Ancien (23-79 de notre ère) est le plus grand encyclopédiste de l'Antiquité. Des 37 livres de son Histoire naturelle, le choix des textes retenus ici permet au lecteur de faire une synthèse de la pensée, de la culture antiques à l'apogée de l'Empire romain. Mais ce livre n'a pas seulement une valeur historique : l'anthologie en dégage tout ce qui reste vivant aujourd'hui
The Elder Pliny's chapters on the history of art by Pliny( Book )
57 editions published between 1075 and 2011 in English and Latin and held by 841 libraries worldwide
C. Plini Secundi Naturalis historiae libri XXXVII by Pliny( Book )
228 editions published between 1469 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 577 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 496 libraries worldwide
Histoire naturelle by Pliny( Book )
54 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Natural history, a selection by Pliny( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
C. Plini Secundi Naturalis historiae libri XXXVII by Pliny( Book )
48 editions published between 1854 and 1996 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Histoire naturelle by Pliny( Book )
37 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Historia naturalis by Pliny( Book )
127 editions published between 1469 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Histoire naturelle by Pliny( Book )
31 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The natural history of Pliny by Pliny( Book )
6 editions published between 1855 and 1967 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Pliny's natural history; a selection from Philemon Holland's translation by Pliny( Book )
8 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and French and held by 216 libraries worldwide
The elder Pliny on the human animal : Natural history, book 7 by Pliny( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 212 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."--BOOK JACKET
C. Plinii Secundi Historiæ mundi libri XXXVII. by Pliny( Book )
75 editions published between 1535 and 1615 in 3 languages and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Naturalis historia : libri XXXVII by Pliny( Book )
69 editions published between 1685 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Histoire naturelle by Pliny( Book )
24 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Selecta quædam ex C. Plinii Secundi historia naturali by Pliny( Book )
18 editions published in 1776 in 3 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
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Caio Plínio Segundo
Caius Plinius Secundus
Caius Plinius Secundus 0023-0079
Caius Plinius Secundus ca 23-79
Caïus Plinius Secundus major
Caius Plinius Secundus ок.24-79
Cajus Plinius Secundus.
Cayo Plinio Segundo
Cayo Plinio Segundo, 23-ca.79
Elder Pliny
Gai Plin Sekundi
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
Gaio Plinio Secondo scrittore romano
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
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 asi 23-asi 79
Pline, l'Ancien, ca. 24-79
Pline l'Ancien naturaliste, philosophe, auteur romain
Pline le Naturaliste 23-79
Plini ca. 24-79 el Vell
Plini ca. 24-79 Maior
Plini el Vell
Plini, el Vell, ca. 24-79
Plini lo Vièlh
Plini, Maior, ca. 24-79
Plini Segon, Gai
Plini Segon, Gai 23-79
Plinias Mór
Plinii, 23-ca.79
Pliniǐ Starshiǐ, Gaǐ Sekund
Plinii Starshii, Gai Sekund, 23-ca.79
Plinij starejši
Plinije Stariji
Plīnijs Vecākais
Plinijus Vyresnysis
Plinio 23-79
Plinio 23-79 el Viejo
Plinio 23-79 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, ca. 24-79
Plinio el Viejo militar y científico romano
Plinio, Gaio Secondo
Plinio, Gaio Secondo 23-79
Plinio il Vecchio
Plinio il Vecchio 23-79
Plinio, il Vecchio, 23-ca.79
Plinio, il Vecchio, ca 23-79
Plinio, il Vecchio, ca. 24-79
Plinio il Vecchio scrittore romano
Plinio la Maljuna
Plinio, o Antigo, ca. 24-79
Plínio o Velho
Plinio o Vello
Plinio 'o Viecchio
Plinio o Viello
Plinio Secondo , Caio
Plinio Secondo, G. ca. 24-79
Plinio Secondo , Gaio
Plinio Secondo, Gaio 23-79
Plinio Secundo, Caio
Plinio Secundo, Caio 23-79
Plinio Segundo, Cayo
Plinio Segundo, Cayo, 23-ca.79
Plinio Segundo, Cayo ca. 24-79
Plinio Zaharra
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 Ältere
Plinius 23-79 Maior
Plinius 23-79 Major
Plinius 23-79 Rerum Naturalium Scriptor
Plinius an Henañ
Plinius ca 23-79 den äldre
Plinius, Caius Secundus
Plinius Cajus
Plinius Cajus Secundus
Plinius cel Bătrân
Plinius de Alde
Plinius de Oudere
Plinius de Oudere schrijver uit Oude Rome (23-79)
Plinius den ældre
Plinius den äldre
Plinius, den äldre, ca 23-79
Plinius den eldre
Plinius den eldre romersk forfatter og vitenskapsmann
Plinius der Aeltere 23-79
Plinius, der Ältere, 23/24-79 na Chr.
Plinius der Ältere 23-79
Plinius der Ältere römischer Gelehrter und Geschichtsschreiber
Plinius die ouere
Plinius dr Elter
Plinius d'r Owwere
Plinius eldri
Plinius Gaius Secundus
Plinius Gajus
Plinius il vieli
Plinius, l'Ancien
Plinius Maior
Plinius, Maior, 23/24-79 na Chr.
Plinius Maior 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 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. (Cais)
Plinius Secundus, C. (Cais), 23-79
Plinius Secundus, C. (Gaius)
Plinius Secundus ca 23-79 der Ältere
Plinius Secundus , Caius
Plinius Secundus, Caius, 23/24-79 na Chr.
Plinius Secundus, Caius 23-79
Plinius Secundus, Caius 23-79 Major
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 major
Plinius Secundus d. Ä
Plinius Secundus der Ältere
Plinius Secundus der Ältere 23-79
Plinius Secundus, der Ältere, ca 23-79
Plinius Secundus, Gaius
Plinius Secundus, Gaius 23-79 der Ältere
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, 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 Major
Plinius Secundus Major 0023-0079
Plinius Secundus Novocomenis.
Plinius senior
Plinius starší
Plinius Starší asi 23-asi 79
Plinius Vanem
Plinius vanhempi
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 ca 23-79 the Elder
Pliny ca. 24-79 the Elder
Pliny the Elder
Pliny, the Elder, 23/24-79 na Chr.
Pliny the Elder 23-79
Pliny, the Elder, 23-ca.79
Pliny, the Elder, ca 23-79
Pliny, the Elder, ca. 24-79
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 (Cais Plinius)
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 ο Πρεσβύτερος
Плиний 23-79 Старший
Плиний Стари
Плиний, Старший, 23-79
Плиний Старший Г. С. ок.24-79
Плиний Старший римский писатель-эрудит, философ
Плинийи Калон
Плиниј Постариот
Плиније Старији
Пліній Старший
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