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The Natural History Volume 7

by Pliny the Elder

It is a comprehensive study of the natural world in ancient Rome. Written in the 1st century AD, this volume is a part of Pliny's larger work, Naturalis Historia, which encompasses 37 books and is considered one of the greatest works of natural history of its time. In Volume 7 of The Natural History, Pliny delves into a wide range of topics, including minerals, rocks, and gems, as well as plants and animals. He provides in-depth descriptions and observations of these subjects, often drawing from his own personal experiences and those of others. Pliny's writing is known for its scientific accuracy, as well as its thoroughness and attention to detail. This volume is a valuable resource for those interested in the history of science and the study of the natural world. It provides a unique glimpse into the understanding of nature in ancient Rome and offers a rich trove of information on the plants, animals, and minerals of the time. The Natural History Volume 7 is also considered a seminal work in the field of botany, as Pliny was one of the first authors to catalogue the various plants and their uses. Aside from its scientific value, The Natural History Volume 7 is also a fascinating read for those interested in the ancient world and its customs. Pliny's writing is infused with the cultural and historical context of the time, making this volume a rich source of information about life in ancient Rome. In conclusion, The Natural History Volume 7 by Pliny the Elder is a comprehensive and informative book that provides a unique window into the natural world in ancient Rome. Written with scientific accuracy and attention to detail, this volume is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of science, botany, or the ancient world. Whether you're a student, a scholar, or just a curious reader, The Natural History Volume 7 is a must-read.
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The Natural History Volume 7 by Pliny the Elder

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English

Original Language

Latin

Published In

1956

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Gaius Plinius Secundus called Pliny the Elder was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, and naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and a friend of the emperor Vespasian. He...

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