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Roman Nature The Thought of Pliny the Elder

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9780198147268


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0198147260


Publisher:  Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Summary: Pliny's Natural History has too often been regarded as simply a quarry for quaint stories - a view which has tended to overshadow its overall structure and purpose. Dr Beagon redresses the balance and illuminates the Natural History as the work of an author with an identifiable mode of thinking and a coherent attitude towards his clearly-stated theme, Nature. Taking its cue from Pliny, the book examines his cosmology... and in particular his portrayal of the relationship between Nature and the creation he considered her greatest, Man. Author and work are also placed in their wider literary and historical context. Pliny himself emerges no longer as a faceless compiler, but as a character with a valuable contribution to make to an understanding of intellectual attitudes in the first century AD. A more typical Roman than most of the intellectual authors studied today, he can offer a much more accurate picture of the Roman in his 'natural' setting.

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Roman Nature The Thought of Pliny the Elder

ISBN-13: 9780198147268


ISBN: 0198147260


Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
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