PLINY THE ELDER (GAIUS PLINIUS SECUNDUS)
- (AD 23–AD 79)The Roman writer and polymath who recorded some information on Etruscan religious interpretation of lightning in his Historia Naturalis.
Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. Simon K. F. Stoddart.
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Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) — SUBJECT AREA: Metallurgy [br] b. c. 23 AD Como, Italy d. 25 August 79 AD near Pompeii, Italy [br] Roman encyclopedic writer on the natural world. [br] Pliny was well educated in Rome, and for ten years or so followed a military career with which… … Biographical history of technology
Gaius Plinius Secundus — Plinius der Ältere, spätere Fantasievorstellung Gaius Plinius Secundus Maior, kurz Plinius der Ältere (lateinisch Plinius maior) genannt (* etwa 23 in Novum Comum (Como); † 25. August 79 in Stabiae) war ein römischer Gelehrter. Inhaltsverzeich … Deutsch Wikipedia
Pliny the Elder — Gaius or Caius Plinius Secundus, (AD 23 – August 25, AD 79), better known as Pliny the Elder, was an ancient author, naturalist or natural philosopher and naval and military commander of some importance who wrote Naturalis Historia . He is known… … Wikipedia
Pliny the Elder — Latin Gaius Plinius Secundus born AD 23, Novum Comum, Transpadane Gaul died Aug. 24, 79, Stabiae, near Mt. Vesuvius Roman scholar. Descended from a prosperous family, Pliny pursued a military career, held official positions (including procurator… … Universalium
Gaius Plinius Secundus — noun Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23 79) • Syn: ↑Pliny, ↑Pliny the Elder • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author … Useful english dictionary
Pliny the Elder — noun Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23 79) • Syn: ↑Pliny, ↑Gaius Plinius Secundus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author … Useful english dictionary
Gaius Plinius Secundus — n. (23 79 A.D.) Pliny the Elder, Roman historian and author of Natural History who died while watching the eruption of Vesuvius … English contemporary dictionary
Pliny the Elder — n. (23 79 A.D.) Gaius Plinius Secundus, Roman historian and author of Natural History who died while watching the eruption of Vesuvius … English contemporary dictionary
Gaius Plinius Secundus — See: Pliny the Elder … Biographical history of technology
Pliny the Younger — Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, born Gaius Caecilius or Gaius Caecilius Cilo (61/63 ca. 113), better known as Pliny the Younger, was a lawyer, author, and natural philosopher of Ancient Rome. Pliny s uncle, Pliny the Elder, helped raise and… … Wikipedia