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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • Pliny, -- the elder.

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Statementby K. Jex-Blake and E. Sellers.
ContributionsSellers, E.
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Open LibraryOL13679098M

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the elderpliny'schapters onthe historyofart translatedby -blake classicallectureratgirtoncollehe,cambridge withcommentaryandhistoricalintroduction by s. Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23/24–79), called Pliny the Elder (/ ˈ p l ɪ n i /), was a Roman author, a naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and a friend of emperor wrote the encyclopedic Naturalis Historia (Natural History), which became an editorial model for spent most of his spare time studying, writing Children: Pliny the Younger (nephew, later adopted son). 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 . Excerpts from Pliny the Elder’s Chapters on the History of Art Redacted and digitized by Staci Woodrum from The Elder Pliny’s Chapters on the History of Art, translated by K. Jex-Blake, Chicago: Ares Publishers Inc., From the preface to the American edition by Raymond V. Schoder, Size: 37KB.