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ॄ Easy reader Natural History: A Selection (Penguin Classics) ∕ E-Pub Author Gaius Plinius Secundus Pliny the Elder ᓸ

ॄ Easy reader Natural History: A Selection (Penguin Classics) ∕ E-Pub Author Gaius Plinius Secundus Pliny the Elder ᓸ ॄ Easy reader Natural History: A Selection (Penguin Classics) ∕ E-Pub Author Gaius Plinius Secundus Pliny the Elder ᓸ Plinys Natural Historyis an astonishingly ambitious work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to zoology Mingling acute observation with often wild speculation, it offers a fascinating view of the world as it was understood in the first century AD, whether describing the danger of diving for sponges, the first water clock, or the use of asses milk to remove wrinkles Pliny himself died while investigating the volcanic eruption that destroyed Pompeii in AD 79, and the natural curiosity that brought about his death is also very much evident in the Natural History a book that proved highly influential right up until the Renaissance and that his nephew, Pliny the younger, described as full of variety as nature itself.John F Healy has made a fascinating and varied selection from the Natural Historyfor this clear, modern translation In his introduction, he discusses the book and its sources topic by topic This edition also includes a full index and notes.For than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators. 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    • Natural History: A Selection (Penguin Classics)
    • 4.3
    • 589
    • Kindle
    • 448 pages
    • 0140444130
    • Gaius Plinius Secundus Pliny the Elder
    • English
    • 18 October 2016

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