The nhm vienna is one of the largest museums and nonuniversity research institutions in austria and an important center of excellence for all. Traduzione paragrafo 1, libro 7, naturalis historia. As to the esteem in which his book was held during renaissance times, the data to be. This book is available with additional data at biodiversity heritage library. The natural history of pliny digital collections national library of. Cover 153945 text 153946 page i 153951 page ii 153952 page iii 153953. Background on pliny the elder and the naturalis historia. Metamorphosis et historia naturalis insectorum autore joanne goedartio. Plinius naturalis historia 36 the natural history latin. Pliny the elder pliny, the elder a wikipedia article about this author is available pliny, the elder. The 2nd is on the world, the elements, and the heavenly bodies 50.
Although this tends to be an ambiguous word, he uses it in the proper meaing for the time when the book was published. The reading copy of historia naturalis has one illuminated page and thirtyseven illuminated initial letters. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. The work is divided into 37 books, organised into ten volumes. The last five books of the encyclopedia, which are about metals, minerals and. The 1st book is the preface of the work, dedicated to titus vespasian c. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext.
The nhm vienna is one of the largest museums and nonuniversity research institutions in austria and an important center of excellence for all matters relating to natural sciences. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The origins and early life of licinius mucianus page 71. Naturkunde naturalis historia libri xxxvii buch xxv.
Volume i of the natural history of gaius plinius secundus. The focus of modern scholarship on pliny the elders naturalis historia tends towards two primary goals. Plinys natural history was the goto encyclopedia for over 1,500 years, from its publication around the year 77 until well into the renaissance. Evidence reported by ian frederickrothwell for item plinysnaturalhis00plinrich on february 22, 2007. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The naturalis historia is not an instructional manual on disciplines. It is one of the most important natural history museums worldwide. Pliny himself defines his scope as the natural world, or life. Naturalis historia naturgeschichte plinius secundus.
Prices in represent the retail prices valid in germany unless otherwise indicated. W right, a critical edition of book 37 of plinys naturalis historia with. Its frequent digressions into issues of morality and gossipy, occasionally rambling style would certainly not be at home in a modern encyclopedia, but its allencompassing scope covering botany, zoology, astronomy, geology, and medicine among other. The only article about his works was published by gustav heigl in 1885 and 1886 in the newsletter of the maribor classical gymnasium and, in 1912, a short excerpt on apelles naturalis historia 35. Troublesome because should be bring book everywhere for read handbuch wahlforschung pdf online book. Naturhistorisches museum wien is a large natural history museum located in vienna, austria. Plinius secundus, mit vollstandigem kritischen apparat, berlin, weidmann, 1904, also by sonnich detlef friedrich detlefson page images at hathitrust. We offer for you read method with easy and not troublesome. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Sammlung tusculum diese enzyklopadie des gesamten naturkundlichen wissen des altertums. The editing of plinys natural history brepols online. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. The 1472 edition of plinys historia naturalis is the second oldest printed book in the university of readings rare book collections, and one of twelve examples of incunabula or early printed books held by the university.
Naturkunde naturalis historia libri xxxvii botanik. Historia naturalis by pline lancien 00230079 publication date ante 18 ix 1469 usage public domain mark 1. Prices in gbp apply to orders placed in great britain only. The historia naturalis brasiliae is the most important early account of brazilian zoology, botany, medicine and, to some extent, ethnology. Historical traditions at wells, 1464, 1470, 1497 pdf.
This book makes a major contribution not just to the study of the elder pliny but to our understanding of the cultural processes of ordering knowledge widespread in the roman empire and to the reception of classical literature and ideas. Pliny the elder, naturalis historia, corinthian bronze, amber, anecdote. Cambridge core european studies pliny the elder and the emergence of renaissance architecture by peter fanesaunders. Historia naturalis 6420081, 2008, musei nationalis pragae, czech republic, sbornik, volume 64, number 1. Blank 288949 blank 288950 blank 288951 title page, illustration 288952 blank 288953. Pliny the elder, naturalis historia karl friedrich theodor mayhoff, ed. Naturalis historia naturgeschichte by pliny the elder. Museum of comparative zoologybiodiversity heritage library digitization project. The biodiversity heritage library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Author pliny the elder country ancient rome subject natural history, ethnography, art, sculpture, mining, mineralogy genre encyclopaedia, popular science the natural history is a work by pliny the elder. Natural history definition of natural history by the. Early in 1694 he took his degree of doctor in medicine at the university of utrecht.
The works subject area is thus not limited to what is today understood by natural history. Pliny the elder and the emergence of renaissance architecture. It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the roman empire to the modern day and purports to cover all ancient knowledge. The historia naturalis brasiliae, their collaborative illustrated folio volume, in twelve books, was published in rich in description of native life, the book. Following this trend, the purpose of this study is to approach book 37, in which pliny lists and. Jan 26, 2020 although this tends to be an ambiguous word, he uses it in the proper meaing for the time when the book was published. Reprinted in 2017 with the help of original edition published long back 1628. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Wittstein, georg christian, 18101887 tippmann collection north carolina state university.
Pliny the elder, naturalis historia, liber ii, chapter 54. The present piece of work faces the issue of how to encourage nowadays the. Pliny the elder pliny, the elder the online books page. Plinys encyclopedia the reception of the natural history. Fukujama this record mark as duplicate export citation find it on scholar request removal from index translate to english revision.877 462 116 703 1029 1028 954 1477 101 99 1036 1191 1427 1345 1245 1429 1171 296 593 1655 1256 563 1625 1244 1572 609 1125 662 804 1152 1077 962 1176 480 863 425 1083 1261