Pliny the Elder

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The Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder’s encyclopaedic ‘Natural History’, composed in 37 books, remains an unrivalled compendium of Roman knowledge. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents Pliny’s complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Pliny’s life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Pliny, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introduction to the ‘Natural History’
* ‘Natural History’ translated by John Bostock and Henry Thomas Riley, 1855
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Detailed table of contents for the entire 37 books
* Easily locate the chapters you want to read
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Pliny’s ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translation
NATURAL HISTORY

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Biographies
THE LIFE OF PLINY by Suetonius
INTRODUCTION TO PLINY THE ELDER by H. Rackham

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