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The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal

Natural History Book 7 (Clarendon Ancient History Series)

by Mary Beagon

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages536
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Open LibraryOL7396887M
ISBN 100198150652
ISBN 109780198150657

book viii. the nature of the terrestrial animals. book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds. book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii. the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of unguents. book xiv. the natural history of the fruit trees. book . Pliny the Elder [Gaius Plinius Secundus] Close Mary Beagon (ed.), Clarendon Ancient History Series: The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7. Contents. Close section Front Matter DEDICATION; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; A CHRONOLOGY OF PLINY'S LIFE AND TIMES; A NOTE ON WEIGHTS AND MEASURES IN HN7; INTRODUCTION: PLINY AND THE.

Remedies for the bite of the mad dog Remedies derived from the calf the hegoat and various other animals. Remedies for poisons. Waters which colour the human body ib 11 Waters which aid the memory or are productive of forgetfulness. The Natural History of Pliny Pliny (the Elder . MARY BEAGON (ed.), The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal (Natural History, book 7). Oxford: Clarendon January · Nuncius / Istituto e museo di storia della scienza.

Jul 16,  · Pliny the Elder's Natural History is a vast encyclopaedia, surveying natural phenomena from cosmology to biology, medicine to magic. Direct observation, informed speculation and common knowledge are combined to present a key snapshot of ancient thought and the Romans' perspective on the world around botanicusart.com VII of The Natural History provides a detailed examination of the human animal . After much research in beer books, brainstorming, and deliberation, we came up with “Pliny the Elder”. Pliny, the man, lived in the first century- 23 to 79 A.D. According to our brewing references, he and his contemporaries either created the botanical name or at least wrote about Lupus Salictarius, or hops, currently known as Humulus Lupulus.


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The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal by Mary Beagon Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a detailed study of the human animal, described by its author as the raison d'etre of nature, Book Seven of the elder Pliny's Natural History is crucial to the understanding of the work as a whole. In addition, however, it provides valuable insight into the extraordinary complex of ideas and beliefs current in Pliny's era, many of which have resonances for other eras and botanicusart.com: Mary Beagon.

As a detailed study of the human animal, described by its author as the raison d'etre of nature, Book Seven of the elder Pliny's Natural History is crucial to the understanding of the work as a whole.3/5(2). As a detailed study of the human animal, described by its author as the raison d'etre of nature, Book Seven of the elder Pliny's Natural History is crucial to the understanding of the work as a whole.

In addition, however, it provides valuable insight into the extraordinary complex of ideas and beliefs current in Pliny's era, many of which have resonances for other eras and botanicusart.com: $ As a detailed study of the human animal, described by its author as the raison d'etre of nature, Book Seven of The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal book elder Pliny's Natural History is crucial to the understanding of the work as a whole.

In addition, however, it provides valuable insight into the extraordinary complex of ideas and beliefs current in Pliny's era, many of which have resonances for other eras and cultures.5/5(1).

The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7 Pliny the Elder's fascination with the world around him resulted in his death in the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, but his Natural History was to remain influential for centuries after his botanicusart.com Edition: 1.

As a detailed study of the human animal, described by its author as the raison d'etre of nature, Book Seven of the elder Pliny's Natural History is crucial to the understanding of the work as a whole.

Jun 02,  · Description As a detailed study of the human animal, described by its author as the raison d'etre of nature, Book Seven of the elder Pliny's Natural History is crucial to the understanding of the work as a whole.3/5(1). Of the 37 books of Pliny's monumental natural history, book 7 is pivotal.

It is entirely devoted to a survey of the human race, for whose sake, in Pliny's words, "nature appears to have created everything else". It is therefore at once crucial to the understanding of Pliny's enterprise as a whole but also relatively botanicusart.com by: Beagon, MThe Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History: Book 7.

Clarendon Ancient History Series, Oxford University Press, botanicusart.com by: Pliny the Younger refers to Tacitus’s reliance upon his uncle's book, the History of the German Wars. Pliny the Elder died in AD 79 in Stabiae while attempting the rescue of a friend and his family by ship from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which had already destroyed the cities of Pompeii and botanicusart.comen: Pliny the Younger (nephew, later adopted son).

Jan 02,  · Pliny the Elder, Roman savant and author of the celebrated Natural History, an encyclopedic work of uneven accuracy that was an authority on scientific matters up to the Middle Ages. The work, which was largely complete by 77 CE, is divided into 37 books and covers such subjects as botany, zoology, and astronomy.

Clarendon Ancient History Series: The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7 Mary Beagon (ed.) Publisher: Oxford University Press; Clarendon Ancient History Series.

The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is a book about the whole of the natural world in Latin by Pliny the Elder, a Roman author and naval commander who died in 79 AD. It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire to the modern day and purports to Author: Pliny the Elder.

Pliny the Elder wrote the world’s first encyclopedia. His Natural History contained over a million words in 37 volumes. Pliny attempted to document all known facts about the natural world. He claimed to have recorded 20, pieces of information, although modern scholars say he underestimated his own output.

BEAGON, The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal, Natural History Book 7, Oxford: Oxford University Press,pp., ISBNISBN Mary Beagon, with her influential book on Pliny the Elder which appeared in the early s1, inaugurated a season of reinvigorated interest in this Roman author, and such interest.

Mary Beagon, author of the synoptic and influential Roman Nature. The Thought of Pliny the Elder (; see S. Myers' review at BMCR ) again pursues the elusive elder Pliny, here in a different format, the atomistic commentary.

Summary As a detailed study of the human animal, described by its author as the raison d'etre of nature, Book Seven of the elder Pliny's Natural History is crucial to the understanding of the work as a whole.

The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book [Mary Beagon] -- Pliny the Elder's fascination with the world around him resulted in his death in the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, but his Natural History was to remain influential for centuries after his death.

Jul 22,  · Pliny notoriously perished in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, but not before he completed a book (ten-volume) encyclopedia of ancient knowledge known as Historia Naturalis, or Natural History.

Book VII of Pliny's history focuses on anthropology and human physiology. book vii. man, his birth, his organization, and the invention of the arts. book viii. the nature of the terrestrial animals. book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds.

book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii. the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of. The elder Pliny on the human animal: Natural history, book 7. [Pliny, the Elder.; Mary Beagon] -- "The seventh book of Pliny's Natural History, his magisterial survey of .See all books authored by Pliny the Elder, including Naturalis Historia, and Ashen Sky: The Letters of Pliny The Younger on the Eruption of Vesuvius, and more on botanicusart.com The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7 (Clarendon Ancient History Series) Pliny the Elder $ Selected Letters.

Pliny the Elder.Pliny the Elder Pliny the Elder () was a Roman encyclopedist. His greatest and only surviving work, the Natural History, has been called one of the most influential books ever written in Latin. Pliny whose full name was Gaius Plinius Secundus, was born at Comum in the region north of the Po River and was educated in Rome.