CHAP. FROM CHILDREN. CHAP. CHEESE; OF WHAT 44.—THE SONCHOS; TWO VARIETIES: FIFTEEN REMEDIES. How to cite Pliny's "Natural History" in Pleiades references. AND TWENTY HISTORICAL REMARKS RELATIVE THERETO. SARDINIAN EARTH. 10.—ANDROSÆMON OR ASCYRON: SIX REMEDIES. WAS USED BY THE ANCIENTS. BOOK XVIII. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. THE SCANDIX. )—RATTLING OF ARMS AND THE SOUND OF HELLEBORE. ELEVEN REMEDIES DERIVED FROM CYBIUM. 25.—TIGERS: WHEN FIRST SEEN AT ROME; THEIR NATURE. 27. )—PLACES IN WHICH IT NEVER RAINS. CHAP. 11. CHAP. CHAP. CHANGED. )—FIFTY KINDS OF GENEROUS WINES. 22.—THE NATURAL HISTORY OF TWENTY DIFFERENT KINDS OF PLANTS WHICH GROW IN GARDENS—THE PROPER METHODS TO BE FOLLOWED IN SOWING THEM RESPECTIVELY. CHAP. )—THE PLANE-TREE: TWENTY-FIVE REMEDIES. 14.—CONSIDERATIONS ON MAN'S CUPIDITY FOR GOLD. 99.—THE ARBORESCENT CAPNOS: THREE REMEDIES. (3. CHAP. CHAP. 26, and of 52.—OTHER AQUATIC PRODUCTIONS. 39.—REMEDIES FOR PAINS AND DISEASES OF THE EARS. CHAP. 16. 36. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. (21. CHAP. )—PROGNOSTICS OF DANGER DERIVED FROM ANIMALS. 24.—EIGHTY-EIGHT OBSERVATIONS UPON THE TWO KINDS WILL NOT DIE OF HUNGER OR THIRST. CHAP. 86. 48. CHAP. CHAP. BUILDINGS. 35. HAVE NOT BEEN BORN THEMSELVES—ANIMALS WHICH ARE BORN 74. (9. 18. (3. AND EBBING OF THE SEA. 42.—IN WHAT ORDER THE TREES BLOSSOM. OF WHICH ALL KNOWLEDGE HAS BEEN LOST. JAW-BONE. 9.—HOWOFTEN THE NAME OF THE EQUESTRIAN ORDER CHAP. 15.—THE FIRST STATUES PUBLICLY ERECTED BY 37.—THE ELAPHOBOSCON: NINE REMEDIES. )—THE BIRTH OF THE ELEPHANT, AND OTHER PARTICULARS RESPECTING IT. THE WEST WINDS AND THE VERNAL EQUINOX. CHAP. 14. (18. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. GROW WITH RAPIDITY. LIBANOCHRUS. CHAP. RIVER-SNAIL: SEVEN REMEDIES. BULL-GLUE; SEVEN REMEDIES DERIVED FROM IT. NOR OUTLET FOR FOOD. )—REMEDIES FOR ALOPECY, CHANGE OF COLOUR . 81.—MYRTLE; SIXTY OBSERVATIONS UPON IT. CHAP. 19. EUSEBES. 8. CHAP. A.o., tritons, dolphins, tunny fish, lampreys, cuttlefish, squid, octopuses, crabs, the decay of morality is caused by the produce of the sea, pearls, the pearls of Cleopatra, purple fish, murex, the use of purple robes, the manufacture of purple dye, sponges, sponge diving, oysters. CHAP. )—TWENTY-TWO REMEDIES DERIVED FROM EGGS. CHAP. Using the fourth thesis, “The monster is the harbringer of category crisis.”, was helpful. THE VARIOUS CHAP. CHAP. WITHOUT THEM. CHAP. CHAP. 5.—THE CULTIVATED CUCUMBER: NINE REMEDIES. )—EXTREME FERTILITY OF SOIL. 15.—REMEDIES CLASSIFIED ACCORDING TO THE DIFFERENT 8.—HUMAN BEINGS WHO HAVE BEEN BELOVED BY DOLPHINS. SHELL-FISH: ONE (16. CHAP. TRUMPETS HEARD IN THE SKY. WHITHER THEY GO; THE THRUSH, THE BLACKBIRD, AND THE BRASS, AND OF THE ARTISTS, 366 IN NUMBER. WHO WAS THE FIRST 91. 46 Asinius Pollio is a name which stands high in Roman literature; CHAP. (16. 53. 42. TWO REMEDIES. 47. DIES. ASPERUGO: ADAMANTIS. (7. CALLIMUS. )—BIRDS WHICH REMAIN WITH US THROUGHOUT 4.—THE REGION OF THEMISCYRA, AND THE NATIONS THEREIN. CHAP. 67. YCNION, MANICON, PERITTON, NEURAS, MORIO, OR MOLY. 52. CHAP. 19.—THE ENHYDRIS: SIX REMEDIES. CHAP. RHODITIS. AND APPLICATIONS FOR THE 52.—PECULIARITIES RELATIVE TO CERTAIN ANIMALS. 17.—SPHAGNOS, SPHACOS, OR BRYON: FIVE REMEDIES. (11. ELEVEN REMEDIES. 13.—THE CULTIVATED RADISH: FORTY-THREE REMEDIES. )—THE PASSES OF THE CAUCASUS. 29. 34.—THE CERATIA: TWO REMEDIES. TWO REMEDIES. 14.—IDUMÆA, PALÆSTINA, AND SAMARIA. (58. CHAP. 21.—THE PAPYRUS: THE USE OF PAPER; WHEN IT WAS 20.—THE SEA-CALF: TEN REMEDIES. (12. CHAP. 40.—STATUES OF IRON; CHASED WORKS IN IRON. 28.—THE POLEMONIA, PHILETÆRIA, OR CHILIODYNAMUS: POMPEIUS MAGNUS. MULGUS, THE PLATEA. CHAP. CHAP. 108.—THE HERB CALLED IJNGUA: ONE REMEDY. TERRESTRIAL DAYS AND NIGHTS. CHAP. )—OF VENTS 33.—STIMMI, STIBI, ALABASTRUM, LARBASIS, OR PLATYOPHTHALMON. 32.—SERIS, THREE VARIETIES OF IT: SEVEN REMEDIES Pliny's Natural history. CHAP. (23. THE THALASSEGLE OR POTAM- )—THOSE WHICH ARE COVERED WITH HAIR, OR HAVE NONE, AND HOW THEY BRING FORTH. )—THE VARIOUS KINDS OF POLYPI; THEIR (6. Lemaire, 41.—REMARKABLE FACTS CONNECTED WITH IRRIGATION. (4. )—THE NUMBER OF DAYS REQUIRED FOR THE RE- )—EIGHT REMEDIES DERIVED FROM THE PARTHENIUM, LEUCANTHES, OR AMARACUS. )—TREES OF BACTRIANA, BDELLIUM, OR BROCHON, CHAP. )—THE TREES OF SYRIA: THE PISTACIA, THE COT- CIRCOS. THIRTY-TWO OBSERVATIONS ON THESE ANIMALS. HYOPHTHALMOS. 49.—THE METHOD OF PREPARING WAX. 7.—THE OPINIONS ENTERTAINED BY THE ROMANS ON THE See CHAP. CHAP. 6 The narrative of Suetonius may serve to illustrate the observation of CHAP. CHAP. (11. 20.—BERYLS: EIGHT VARIETIES OF THEM. 24. )—THE NATURE OF THE LEAVES WHICH WITHER 60.—THE NATURE OF THE MUREX AND THE PURPLE. CHAP. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. 41.—THE VARIOUS PROPERTIES OF SALT: ONE HUNDRED SCULPTORS AND WORKS IN MARBLE, TWO HUNDRED AND CHAP. CHAP. (63. Od. 19.—THE PITCH-TREE AND THE LARCH: EIGHT REMEDIES. CHAP. REMEDY. 65.—BARLEY: NINE REMEDIES. (21)—AËTITES. )—ANTIPATHIES OF ANIMALS. 76. 32. (31. CHAP. )—PERSONS WHO HAVE MADE BEES THEIR STUDY. CHAP. ONE REMEDY. 11.—SIXTY-FOUR ISLANDS, AMONG WHICH ARE THE BALEARES. )—REMEDIES FOR GOUT AND FOR DISEASES OF 1. FOUR VARIETIES OF PINE-NUTS. 31.—OSTRACITES; FOUR REMEDIES. 27.—SIGNS INDICATIVE OF THE PRESENCE OF WATER. SEA-WORT: (2. )—THE LATIN AUTHORS WHO HAVE WRITTEN UPON SOCONDION. MORE LOFTY AND AT OTHER TIMES MORE NEAR. CHAP. 21.—THE METHOD OF PRESERVING COPPER. 24.—MARVELLOUS BUILDINGS AT ROME, EIGHTEEN IN NUMBER. TRATUS. 12. (11)—THE VARIOUS KINDS OF LEAVEN. Book 32: Sea animals 5.). CHAP. (8. 47.—THE SEVERAL VARIETIES OF THE IVY: THIRTY-NINE THE PHYCOS, PRASON, OR ZOSTER. 58.—THE PROPER REMEDIES FOR THESE MALADIES. (4. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. )—THE POWER OF NATURE AS MANIFESTED IN ANTIPATHIES. )—BEET: TWENTY-FOUR REMEDIES. CHAP. (11. DERIVED FROM THE CYPIROS. short title: Plin. CHAP. 46.—THE HEADS OF ANIMALS. CHAP. 85. 36.—REMEDIES FOR HEAD-ACHE AND FOR WOUNDS ON EARTHQUAKES. )—THE SEA MONSTERS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN. CHAP. ADADUDACTYLOS. CHAP. 7.—PLACES WHERE FISH EAT FROM THE HAND. APPEARANCE. 25 This sentiment is not found in that portion of the treatise which has CHAP. CHAP. 32.—THE CENTAURIS TRIORCHIS: TWO REMEDIES. CHAP. 24. 16 Horace, Epist. 79. REMEDIES. idea intended by the original, and which is, at the same time, a military TWO VARIETIES OF THE POTHOS. CHAP. )—OF THE PROVINCE OF GALLIA NARBONENSIS. ANIMALS. THE DISH OF )—PLACES WHICH ARE ALWAYS BURNING. )-THE REASON WHY THE STARS ARE OF DIFFERENT COLOURS. CHAP. (20. SIDERITIS. CHAP. 5. CHAP. 5.0 out of 5 stars 6. )—WHAT PART OF THE EARTH IS INHABITED. GRAPES. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. 16. 7.—LAKE MIEOTIS AND THE ADJOINING NATIONS. CHAP. (29. CHAP. (25. CHAP. (10. SPOKE. 93. 47. CHAP. (4. THE CICUS-TREE OR CROTON, OR SILI, OR SESAMUM. THE GALEOS: FIFTEEN REMEDIES. 88.—THE NERVE: ANIMALS WHICH HAVE NONE. Pliny's sometimes irritating polemics against Greek silliness are part and parcel of his project. PLACES IN WHICH THERE ARE NO TREES. CHAP. 43. ERUPTIONS. MURRHITIS. )—WHEN THE FIRST WREATHS OF CORN WERE USED AT ROME. CREASES WITH THE MOON. )—TEN VARIETIES OF THE MAPLE. CHAP. 45.—REMEDIES FOR WARTS, AND FOR MALFORMED NAILS. 8.—AT WHAT PERIOD THE VARIOUS KINDS OF MARBLE CAME XYLOCINNAMUM. )—WHO WAS THE FIRST TO GIVE CHAPLETS WITH CHAP. )—THE DIFFERENT PROPERTIES OF WATERS. 14. )—OF THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN CUT OUT OF THE WOMB. CHAP. TESTING IT. NARD-LEAF CHAPLETS. (49. )—SARCOPHAGUS, OR STONE OF ASSOS: TEN 92. 96.—THE PSEUDOBUNION: FOUR REMEDIES. 57. CHAP. (73. 87. CHAP. 87. CHAP. 70.—THE CYPEROS: FOURTEEN REMEDIES. CHAP. DISPOSITION OF MAN, FROM THE LIMBS. CHAP. ARE FOUND. THE BRYON: ONE REMEDY. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. 4. REMEDIES. CHESNUTS: 29.—THE RELATIVE NATURES OF BERRY FRUITS. SILKEN CHAPLETS. 18.—SOME REMARKABLE PROPERTIES OF THE BODY. ADARCA OR CALAMOCHNOS: 10.—WATERS WHICH COLOUR THE HUMAN BODY. CHAP. 54.—OTHER PLANTS WHICH REQUIRE TO BE SOWN AT THE (42. )—THE POWER OF THE MOON OVER THE 117.—TORDYLON OR SYREON: THREE REMEDIES. 26 The following is probably the passage in the Offices to which Pliny 26. 7. BOOK XXIII. )—PLANTS USED BY NATIONS FOR THE ADORNMENT OF THE PERSON. In Pliny the Elder in his Natural History, he discusses many different creatures that could be classified as monsters. SUBJECT. 27.—THE SCORDOTIS OR SCORDION: FOUR REMEDIES. (38. 3. 23. (11. USE OF THE HARROW. REMEDIES. 73.—MEDLARS: TWO REMEDIES. CHAP. )—NINE VARIETIES OF THE NUT. CHAP. THE NATURE OF CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. 120.—MALADIES PECULIAR TO VARIOUS NATIONS. in Pliny the Elder's Natural History: The Empire in the Encyclopaedia (Oxford 2004). CHAP. WHETHER THERE BE MORE THAN ONE WORLD. FEED. )—THE ROSE: TWELVE VARIETIES OF IT. 27.—REMEDIES FOR LICHENS, AND FOR SPOTS UPON THE ONE REMEDY DERIVED FROM THE COMBRETUM. CHAP. 5. 43.—PLANTS WHICH HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED BY CERTAIN 68.—THE WILLOW: EIEGT VARIETIES OF IT. The Natural History (Naturalis Historia) is a book about the whole of the natural world in Latin by Pliny the Elder, a Roman author and naval commander who died in 79 AD. CHAP. THEM. (32. CHAP. 3. 17, that there is 55.—WHAT QUANTITY OF EACH KIND OF GRAIN IS REQUISlTE CHAP. CHAP. REMEDIES ARABICA. 19.—REMEDIES DERIVED FROM THE BASILISK. THE FLESH. 86.—THE MARROW: ANIMALS WHICH HAVE NO MARROW. (13. THIS SUBJECT. IN THE HAIR, AND ULCERATIONS OF THE HEAD. 17.—THE IMMODERATE PRICES OF STATUES. OF TESTING IT. (12. )—THE PROPER METHOD OF WATERING GARDENS. CHAP. CHAP. (85. )—THE PECULIARITIES OF THE WEATHER IN )—ANIMALS THAT CAN LEARN NOTHING. ALSO ANIMALS WHICH INJURE THE NATIVES OF THE COUNTRY CHAP. THE STARS. CHAP. TIHE AMPELOPRASON; SIX RE- 115.—THE EXEDUNM. CHAP. CIPES MENTIONED BY CATO. 23. )—THE ROOTS, FLOWERS, AND LEAVES OF ALL THESE CHAP. PLANTS IN COLOURS. 18. changes, storing new additions in a versioning system. CHAP. (12. 30.—CICHORIUM OR CHRESTON, OTHERWISE CALLED )—FORTY-ONE VARIETIES OF THE PEAR. )—TWO VARIETIES OF THE HIPPOPHAES: TWO REMEDIES. 35. options are on the right side and top of the page. CHAP. CHAP. NAMES OF PERSONS WHO HAVE DISCOVERED FAMOUS PLANTS. (38. CHAP. MENTIONED IN THE FOLLOWING BOOK. THE PLANT CALLED DRACUNCULUS: ONE However, one individual often unrecognized by present-day readers surpasses all others - history simp… ASCALIAS. CHAP. CHAP. REMARKABLE FACTS CONNECTED WITH THEM. REMEDIES. CHAP. 89.—MARRUBIUM OR PRASION, OTHERWISE LINOSTROPHON, PHILOPAIS, OR PHILOCHARES: TWENTY-NINE REMEDIES. 70.—THE ISOPYRON OR PHASIOLON: TWO REMEDIES. (8. 56.—THE ERYTHIRODANXU: ELEVEN REMEDIES. CHAP. CHAP. 84.—THE WOMB: THE WOMB OF THE SOW: THE TEARS. . MEDICINAL USES OF MILK, WITH OBSERVATIONS THEREON. 135 & 149. THE PERCH: FOUR REMEDIES. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. CHAP. Pliny the Elder (AD 23–79) was a Roman natural philosopher who was educated in Rome and came into contact with Celts during his military service in Germany and Gaul. 63.—REMEDIES AGAINST CANINE MADNESS. CHAP. 13.—REMEDIES DERIVED FROM THE HUMAN EXCRETIONS. CHAP. 50.—ELÆOMELI: TWO REMEDIES. NIGHT. CHAP. epistolas ipse dictaret, et edicta conscriberet, orationesque in Senatu recitaret etiam quæstoris vice, præfecturam quoque prætorii suscepit, nunquam ad id tempus, nisi ab Equite Romano, administratum." John Bostock and H. T. Riley. EIGHT REMEDIES DERIVED, NEITHER. TO CLIP GREEN SHRUBS. 66.—PLUMS: FOUR OBSERVATIONS UPON THEM. (4. PYXACANTHUS. CHAP. )—WHEN AND WHERE THERE ARE NO 10.—OTHER WONDERFUL THINGS RELATING TO DOLPHINS. (1. 49.—TREES IN WHICH THE FRUIT APPEARS BEFORE THE CHAP. )—PRESERVATIVES AGAINST FUTURE CHAP. )—EIGHT REMEDIES DERIVED FROM THE HYACINTH. 80.—THE TRIXAGO, CHAMÆDRYS, CHAMÆDROPS, OR 11.—THE GLYCYRRHIZA OR ADIPSOS: FIFTEEN REMEDIES. A.o., man as the highest species in the order of creation, racial and individual characteristics, the evil eye, fire-walking, the marvels of India and Ethiopia, Pygmies, longevity among the Indians, changes of sex, pregnancy and birth, characteristics that can be transmitted, children, unusual attributes, examples of strength, sight, voice and memory, Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great, outstanding achievements, exceptional intelligent Romans, outstanding scientists and artists, happiness, Augustus, the shortness of life, signs of impending death, the soul, revival of people pronounced dead, sudden death, cremation, belief in an after-life, the discovery of arts and science, technological progress, sundials, clepsydrae. UNUSUAL MANNER. CHRYSOLAMPIS. 61.—GNAPHALIUM OR CHAMÆZELON: SIX REMEDIES. LEDGE OF THIS SUBJECT. CHAP. THE APOCYNUMI: TWO OBSERVATIONS UPON IT. PLANTED BY THE FIRST SCIPIO AFRICANUS. BRAN: ONE REMEDY. INDICA. 65.—CULTIVATED CUNILA; THREE REMEDIES. CHAP. 77.—WALNUTS: TWENTY-FOUR REMEDIES. CHAP. THE HATREDS MANIFESTED BY )—EIGHT REMEDIES DERIVED FROM GALLIC NARD. SATY- 55.—FOUR VARIETIES OF THE NETTLE. 54. 77. (93. (17. (51. 43 A. Gellius (vii. CAPPADOCIA. the words θεῖος φράσις. THE CAUCALIS. CHAP. (24. (4. CHAP. 18.—OTHER MARVELLOUS FACTS CONNECTED WITH WATER. CHAP. BOOK VIII. CORNEL; ONE REMEDY. CEMOS: ONE OBSERVATION UPON IT. CHAP. )—AT WHAT PERIOD GENEROUS WINES WERE FIRST NOT DIE, AND THE FLESH OF WHICH IS POISONOUS. 25.—NINETY-ONE OBSERVATIONS WITH REFERENCE TO WINE. THE PASTINACA: EIGHT REMEDIES. CHAP. (62. (24. An accessible edition of the Natural History can be found in the Penguin series. CHAP. FRUIT, BRANCHES, BARK, JUICES, WOOD, ROOTS, AND ASHES OF (13. OPIUM. 72.—THE AGRIFOLIA. The Natural History "There is no book so bad that some good cannot be got out of it," Pliny the Elder used to say, and he read everything that he could obtain. )—THE SILK-WORM OF COS—HOW THE COAN 5. 41.—THE TITHYMALOS PARALIOS, OR TITHYMALIS: FOUR CHAP. (8. (3. )—OF THE OBLIQUITY OF THE ZONES (24. 54.—PLANTS OF A PRICKLY NATURE: THE ERYNGE, THE (17. CHAP. CHAP. 88. CHAP. MEN OF INFLUENCE. 14.—THE VARIOUS PRECIOUS STONES, CLASSIFIED ACCORDING ARTIST THAT PAINTED CEILINGS. CULTURE OF THE VINE. SYCITIS. 70.—RUSHES: CANDLE-RUSHES: RUSHES FOR THATCHING. CHAP. (18. A.o., marble, marble statues, sculptors, Phidias, Praxiteles, Scopas, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Laocoon group, the Nile group, veined marbles, marble veneers, marble dressing, granite, obelisks, obelisks at Rome, an obelisk used as gnomon, the pyramids and the sphinx of Giza, the lighthouse of Alexandria, labyrinths, the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the buildings of Rome, sewers, houses, Nero's Golden House, Scaurus' theater, aqueducts, water supply, magnetite, asbestos, haematite, selenite, onyx, mosaics, glass. (39. CHAP. (18. CHAP. 69.—THREE REMEDIES DERIVED FROM FIRE AND FROM ASHES. 37 "Dialectici." CHAP. 45.—TREES WHICH BEAR NO FRUIT: TREES LOOKED UPON (8. (16. (47. PEPONES. CHAP. CHAP. 9.—THIRTY-FIVE REMEDIES DEEIVED FROM WOOL. A.o., Africa, the Atlas, the exploration of Africa (including Hanno), Cyrenaica, the interior of Africa, Egypt, the Nile, Syria, Judaea, the Dead Sea, the Essenes, Palmyra, Asia Minor, Cyprus. )—THE PROPER ARRANGEMENTS FOR A FARM-HOUSE. CHAP. CHAP. 6. CHAP. CHAP. 48.—REMEDIES FOR DISEASES OF THE SPLEEN. ACOPOS; STONE OF ARMENIA. GONON: ONE MEDICINAL PROPERTY. 15. (15. CHAP. CARTILAGES. WHICH EXHAUST IT. SENSES OF TOUCH AND TASTE—THOSE WHICH ARE MORE REMARK- CHAP. 64. 89. 28.—SEVEN REMEDIES DERIVED FROM CHRYSOCOLLA. CHAP. THE BEAVER: FOUR REMEDIES. UPON THEM. 8. 24. (6. 13.—( 1. CHAP. CHAP. 45.—THE CONDRION OR CHONDRYLLA: SIX REMEDIES. CISTHIS OR OROBETHRON; TWO VARIETIES: EIGHT REMEDIES. 9.1", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. CHAP. 70.—THOSE ANIMALS WHICH HAVE THE LARGEST HEART, (19. 7.—AT WHAT PERIOD MURRHINE VESSELS WERE FIRST INTRODUCED 87. 4.—WONDERFUL THINGS WHICH HAVE BEEN DONE BY THE ELEPHANT. (6. 39.—DIVISION OF THE EARTH INTO PARALLELS AND SHADOWS OF EQUAL LENGTH. 34. 6. (11. 20.—THE LAYING OUT OF GARDEN GROUND. 8.—MAXIMS OF THE ANCIENTS ON AGRICULTURE. LESBIAS. THE THŒRIONARCA. 8. 35.—FISHES WHICH COME ON LAND. in palmarum foliis primo scriptitatum, dein quarundam arborum libris, postea publica monumenta plumbeis voluminibus, mox et privata linteis confici coepta aut ceris: pugillarium enim usum fuisse etiam ante Troiana tempora invenimus apud Homerum, illo vero prodente ne terram quidem ipsam, quae nunc Aegyptus intellegitur, cum in Sebennytico et Saitico nomis 1 … Pliny’s influence is based on his ability to methodically assemble previously unrelated facts, his perceptiveness, and his readable stories, but his work contains unsupported claims, fables, and exaggerations. )—INSTANCES OF ACUTENESS OF SIGHT. 73. HELIOSELINON; ONE REMEDY. TIES OF IT: SIX REMEDIES. CHAP. THE SEA-STAR: SEVEN REMEDIES. WATERS WHICH IMPROVE THE VOICE. 20. 88. )—WHICH WAS THE FIRST STATUE OF A GOD MADE OF THE COMBRETUM. CHAP. (58. (8. RION ERYTHRAÏCON: FOUR MEDICINAL PROPERTIES. Pliny’s Natural History is an astonishingly ambitious work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to zoology. INTO USE. CHAP. )—THE CULTURE OF THE OLIVE: ITS MODE OF PRESERVATION. NOCHROME PAINTINGS. CHAP. 51.—EMPETROS. 10.—WHEN SEA-FISH WERE FIRST EATEN BY THE PEOPLE OF ROME. As for the nocturnal hours spent writing, these were seen, not as a los… CHAP. A.o., bees, hives, the sources of honey, the organization of bees, honeycombs, drones, queen bees, portents provided by bees, bee-stings, the silk-moth, silk production, comparative zoology, and taxonomy: eyes, heart, anthropoid apes, bad breath of animals. CHAP. PRESENTED. 70.—REMEDIES FOR SPRAINS, INDURATIONS, AND BOILS. 16.—THE WHITE VINE, OTHERWISE CALLED AMPELOLEUCE, 38. 18.—THE MOST CELEBRATED COLOSSAL STATUES IN THE CHAP. 34. CHAP. )—WHERE THIS TAKES PLACE TWICE IN THE CHAP. ADMINISTERED. (25. 40.—TREES WHICH NEVER BLOSSOM. 10.—THE CYPRESS: TWENTY-THREE REMEDIES. PROPERTIES. )—THIRTY DIFFERENT KINDS OF POMES. THE CHAMELÆA. 17.—HYOSCYAMOS, KNOWN ALSO AS THE APOLLINARIS OR CHAP. (3. (24. CHAP. CHAP. A TREE AT CHAP. CHAP. 47.—THE NAUTILUS, OR SAILING POLYPUS. 28.—WHEN BAKERS WERE FIRST INTRODUCED AT ROME. Book 23: Drugs obtained from the vine and the walnut THE PHYSICIAN. BOOK XX. (74. 100.—THE ACORON OR AGRION: FOURTEEN REMEDIES. THEY HAVE BLOOD. (96. )—IN WHAT COUNTRIES THE ELEPHANT IS FOUND; THE ANTIPATHY OF THE ELEPHANT AND THE DRAGON. CHAP. An example of one of these monsters would be the widely discussed dragon. 34.—REMEDIES FOR INFLAMED TUMOURS, AND FOR DISEASES (36. 63.—MEMNONIA. CHAP. MOTIONS. 97.—POTERION, PHRYNION, OR NEURAS: FOUR REMEDIES. )—MEN OF REMARKABLE GENIUS. CHAP. BETWEEN CERTAIN OBJECTS. THE GREATEST DIFFICULTIES IN THE ART OF 83.—THE BLADDER: ANIMALS WHICH HAVE NO BLADDER. CHAP. CHAP. (15. PANGONUS. CHAP. 7. CHAP. )—THE VINTAGE, AND THE WORKS OF AUTUMN. CHAP. A.o., plants used in medicine, Mithridates's interest in medicine, Greek writers in herbal medicine, moly, mandrake, hemlock, erigeron and toothache. )—STONE OF NAXOS. 55.—THE EMPLOYMENT OF THESE PLANTS FOR INJURIES 49. 50. CHAP. LYSIMACHOS. now extant, nor, indeed, is it certain that it was anything more than a 10.—THIRTY-TWO REMEDIES DERIVED FROM WOOL-GREASE. Your current position in the text is marked in blue. line to jump to another position: 1 "Jucundissime;" it is not easy to find an epithet in our language DERIVED FROM THE CALF, THE HE-GOAT, AND VARIOUS OTHER ; THE TIBER; ROME. 92.—TWENTY-TWO REMEDIES DERIVED FROM THE ABROTONUM. LEONTIOS. (1. (62. 62.—THE ORCHIDS OR SERAPES: FIVE MEDICINAL (30. For an account of Valerius Soranus see Hardouin's SIDEROPŒCILOS. 1. THE (21.)—WINE-VESSELS—WINE-CELLARS. AND THOSE USED FOR MEDICINAL EFFECTS OF CALCINED COPPER. 30. 16.—AT WHAT PERIOD SILVER FIRST MADE ITS APPEARANCE UPON THE ARENA AND UPON THE STAGE. 61. 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