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A Natural History of Latin

by Tore Janson

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMerethe Damsgaard Sorensen (Translator), Nigel Vincent (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7403194M
ISBN 100199214050
ISBN 109780199214051

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Natural History of Latin is an authoritative introduction to arguably the most influential language of all time. Chicago Tribune This always readable book is full of interest. The Scotsman It is hard to imagine how this book could be improved. SIL Electronic Book Reviews A natural history of Latin By Tore Janson Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp.

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The author charts the expansion of Latin in the classical world, its renewed importance /5(12). Get this from a library. A natural history of Latin. [Tore Janson; Merethe Damsgård Sørensen; Nigel Vincent] -- "The author charts the expansion of Latin in the classical world, its renewed importance in the Middle Ages, and its survival into modern times.

He shows its central role in European history and. A Natural History Of Latin This selection charts the expansion of Latin in the classical world, its renewed importance in the Middle Ages, and its survival into modern times. The book shows its central role in European history and culture and, by judicious quotation of phrases and texts, describes how spoken and written Latin changed and evolved in different places.

Pliny's Natural history. In thirty-seven books Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. share Pages: The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.

Read more about the site’s features» Pliny the Elder (23–79 CE), tireless researcher and writer, is author of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unrivaled. In my last blog post I announced I had found funding to start a research project looking at a seventeenth century Latin Natural History text.

I am now well underway, kindly sponsored by the Antiquaries of London and the Alice McCosh Trust. Robert Sibbald’s () Scotia Illustrata is a really important text. One of the reasons for this is that it gives a full catalogue of wildlife found in.

Natural history is a domain of inquiry involving organisms, including animals, fungi and plants, in their natural environment, leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

A person who studies natural history is called a naturalist or natural historian. Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and writer, is author of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unrivaled compendium of Roman knowledge.

The contents of the books are as follows. Book 1: table of contents of the others and of authorities; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; geography and ethnography of the known world; 7: anthropology and the. book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds.

book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii. the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of unguents. book xiv. the natural history of the fruit trees.

book xv. the natural history of the fruit-trees. book xvi. Pliny: Natural History. arte naturam 1 faciente, succurrit mirari nihil paene non igni perfici. accipit harenas, ex quibus aliubi vitrum, aliubi argentum, aliubi minium, aliubi plumbi genera, aliubi pigmenta, aliubi medicamenta fundit.

igni lapides in aes solvuntur, igni ferrum gignitur ac domatur, igni aurum perficitur, igni cremato lapide caementa in tectis ligantur. alia saepius uri. South America - History and Culture. Books on the history and culture of South American Countries. Score.

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Serina is an ongoing, chronological world-building exercise and speculative evolution project that explores the natural history of a fictional terraformed moon, two thirds the size of Earth and orbiting a large gas giant in the habitable zone of an alternate solar system, populated by only a handful of organisms including grasses, sunflowers.

Although Pliny did not distinguish between fact, opinion, and speculation in his volume treatise, he can be credited with the creation of the first scientific centuries the Natural History served as the Western world’s primary source of scientific information and theory.

Book I summarizes the entire contents of the work, listing the authors and sometimes the titles of.50 To the end of each book of the Natural History is appended, in the original, a copious list of references to the sources from which the author derived his information.

These are very numerous; in the second book they amount to 45, in the third to 35, in the 4th to 53, in the fifth to 60, in the sixth to 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 .