The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7 by Mary BeagonThe Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7 by Mary Beagon

The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7

Translated byMary BeagonAs told byMary Beagon

Paperback | April 28, 2005

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This title includes the following features: A study of a key book in Pliny's Natural History: his account of the human race; Includes an in-depth historical commentary, focusing on culture, ideas, and beliefs, an up-to-date English translation, and a substantial introduction to Pliny and hiswork
Mary Beagon is Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History, University of Manchester.
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Title:The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7Format:PaperbackDimensions:537 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.19 inPublished:April 28, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019927701X

ISBN - 13:9780199277018

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionA. The author: Pliny's career and its problemsB. The Flavian backgroundC. The intellectual backgroundD. The nature of the Natural HistoryE. HN 7: themes and approaches2. Translation3. Commentary