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The Resource Natural history, Pliny, (electronic resource)

Natural history, Pliny, (electronic resource)

Label
Natural history
Title
Natural history
Statement of responsibility
Pliny
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Pliny the Elder (23-79 CE) produced in his Natural History a vast compendium of Roman knowledge. Topics included are the mathematics and metrology of the universe; world geography and ethnography; human anthropology and physiology; zoology; botany, agriculture, and horticulture; medicine; minerals, fine arts, and gemstones.
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by Publisher
Cataloging source
MaCbHUP
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Pliny
Language note
Text in Latin with English translation on facing pages
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1876-1963
  • 1868-1944
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Andrews, A. C.
  • Eichholz, D. E.
  • Jones, W. H. S.
  • Rackham, H.
Series statement
Loeb classical library online
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Natural history
Summary expansion
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--
Target audience
general
Label
Natural history, Pliny, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
v. I. Books 1-2 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. II. Books 3-7 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. III. Books 8-11 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. IV. Books 12-16 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. V. Books 17-19 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. VI. Books 20-23 / with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones -- v. VII. Books 24-27 / with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones -- v. VIII. Books 28-32 / with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones -- v. IX. Books 33-35 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. X. Books 36-37 / with an English translation by D.E. Eichholz
Control code
hup0000430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780674993891
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910938864
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Natural history, Pliny, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
v. I. Books 1-2 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. II. Books 3-7 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. III. Books 8-11 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. IV. Books 12-16 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. V. Books 17-19 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. VI. Books 20-23 / with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones -- v. VII. Books 24-27 / with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones -- v. VIII. Books 28-32 / with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones -- v. IX. Books 33-35 / with an English translation by H. Rackham -- v. X. Books 36-37 / with an English translation by D.E. Eichholz
Control code
hup0000430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780674993891
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910938864
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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