Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and author, is writer of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unequalled compendium of Roman wisdom. The contents of the books are as follows. ebook 1: desk of contents of the others and of experts; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; 3-6: geography and ethnography of the recognized international; 7: anthropology and the body structure of guy; 8-11: zoology; 12-19: botany, agriculture, and horticulture; 20-27: plant items as utilized in medication; 28-32: scientific zoology; 33-37: minerals (and medicine), the effective arts, and gemstones.

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