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Pliny (on Art)
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Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis historia, a Roman encyclopaedic text of the first century bce, was the most important reference on the subject of natural history during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It was als…

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Gahtan, Maia Wellington, “Pliny (on Art)”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 17 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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