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Pliny sketches a theory of advancing moral decline and extravagance, in the course of which he gives a detailed account of six centuries of classical art and a fascinating sketch of the world of the rich Roman collector.
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The Naturalis historia by Pliny the Elder provided Renaissance scholars, artists and architects with details of ancient architectural practice and long-lost architectural wonders - material that was often unavailable elsewhere in classical literature.
Pliny's descriptions frequently included the dimensions of these buildings, as well as details of their unusual construction materials and ornament. Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23/24–79), called Pliny the Elder (/ ˈ p l ɪ n i /), was a Roman author, a naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and a friend of emperor wrote the encyclopedic Naturalis Historia (Natural History), which became an editorial model for spent most of his spare time studying, writing.
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Excerpts from Pliny the Elder’s Chapters on the History of Art Redacted and digitized by Staci Woodrum from The Elder Pliny’s Chapters on the History of Art, translated by K. Jex-Blake, Chicago: Ares Publishers Inc., From the preface to the American edition by Raymond V. Schoder, S.J.
Pliny the Elder: Natural History: A Selection. Penguin Classics. ISBN Isager, Jacob (). Pliny on Art and Society: The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art.
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First. Natural History, encyclopaedic scientific work of dubious accuracy by Pliny the Elder, completed in 77 ce as Naturae historiae and conventionally known as Naturalis historia.
Although Pliny did not distinguish between fact, opinion, and speculation in his volume treatise, he can be credited with. Pliny on Art and Society: The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art. London & New York: Routledge. Murphy, Trevor (). Pliny the Elder's Natural History: the Empire in the Encyclopedia.
Oxford University Press. Ramosino, Laura Cotta (). Plinio il Vecchio e la tradizione storica di Roma nella Naturalis historia (in Italian. Pliny the Elder wrote the world’s first encyclopedia. His Natural History contained over a million words in 37 volumes.
Pliny attempted to document all known facts about the natural world. He claimed to have recor pieces of information, although modern scholars say he underestimated his own output. The private letters are carefully written, occasional letters on diverse topics.
Each holds an item of recent social, literary, political, or domestic news, or sometimes an account of an earlier but contemporary historical event, or else initiates moral discussion of a problem.
Each has a single subject and is written in a style that mixes, in Pliny’s terminology, the historical, the. PLINY THE ELDER (GAIUS PLINIUS SECUNDUS) (, Italy, 23/24 CE; d. near Pompeii, Italy, 79 CE) natural the original article on Pliny see DSB, see vol.
Pliny’s Natural History is an extraordinarily important document in the history of Western science. From antiquity through the Middle Ages and into the Renaissance, Pliny’s massive compilation of knowledge remained a. Pliny the Elder has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pliny the Elder’s most popular book is Natural History: A Selection.
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The Natural History of Pliny Pliny (the Elder) No preview available - The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 2 containing Letters on Christian Art, Essay on Gothic Architecture, Remarks on the Romance Poetry of the Middle Ages, on Shakspeare, the Limits of the Beautiful, and on the Language and Wisdom of the Indians.
By EJ Millington. As one of the largest and most comprehensive surviving works from the Roman Empire, Pliny the Elder’s Natural History offers a rare glimpse into the scholarship of the ancient world. In 37 books, Pliny the Elder—not to be confused with his nephew, Pliny the Younger—covers botany, zoology, astronomy, geology, geography, mineralogy, and how each of these interact with Roman life.
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One of the earliest surviving examples of 'art history', Pliny the Elder's 'chapters on art' form part of his encyclopaedic Natural History, completed shortly before its author died during the eruption of Vesuvius in AD This important new work argues that the Natural History offers a sophisticated account of the world as empire, in which art as much as geography can be used to Author: Sorcha Carey.
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; J. Isager, Pliny on Art and Society: The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art, London.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 .Pliny's Natural History is an astonishingly ambitious work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to zoology. Mingling acute observation with often wild speculation, it offers a fascinating view of the world as it was understood in the first century AD, whether describing the danger of diving for sponges, the first water-clock, or the use of asses' milk to remove s: