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Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and author, is writer of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unmatched compendium of Roman wisdom. The contents of the books are as follows. ebook 1: desk of contents of the others and of gurus; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; 3-6: geography and ethnography of the identified international; 7: anthropology and the body structure of guy; 8-11: zoology; 12-19: botany, agriculture, and horticulture; 20-27: plant items as utilized in drugs; 28-32: clinical zoology; 33-37: minerals (and medicine), the high-quality arts, and gemstones.

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