The Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 2


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The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of 37 books, covering more than 20.000 topics ranging from astronomy and mathematics to botany and precious stones. The book became a model for later encyclopaedias and gives a fascinating overview of the state of scientific knowledge almost 2000 years ago. This version of the Natural History (or, the "Pliny") has been adapted for a younger audience. This second volume contains Book III (Man, His Birth and His Organization) and Book IV (The Nature of Terrestrial Animals) out of a total of 9 books. - Summary by Foon (2 hr 35 min)

Chapters

Bk. 3 Ch. 1 - Man 9:10 Read by Foon
Bk. 3 Ch. 2 - The Wonderful Forms of Different Nations 22:36 Read by Foon
Bk. 3 Ch. 3 - Instances of Extraordinary Strength 2:49 Read by Foon
Bk. 3 Ch. 4 - Instances of Remarkable Agility and Acuteness of Sight 3:25 Read by Foon
Bk. 3 Ch. 5 - Vigor of Mind, and Courage 13:08 Read by Foon
Bk. 3 Ch. 6 - Men of Remarkable Genius and Wisdom 7:16 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 1 - Elephants; their Capacity 14:56 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 2 - The Combats of Elephants 4:36 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 3 - The Way in which Elephants are Caught 3:16 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 4 - The Age of the Elephant, and Other Particulars 3:32 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 5 - The Lion 7:39 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 6 - Wonderful Feats Performed by Lions 8:03 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 7 - Panthers and Tigers 3:37 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 8 - The Camel 3:09 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 9 - The Rhinoceros and the Crocotta 4:29 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 10 - The Animals of Æthiopia; Wild Beasts which Kill with their Eyes 2:49 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 11 - Wolves; Serpents 7:38 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 12 - The Crocodile and the Hippopotamus 7:48 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 13 - Prognostics of Danger Derived from Animals 2:46 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 14 - The Hyaena 1:37 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 15 - Deer 5:16 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 16 - The Chameleon 3:18 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 17 - Bears and their Cubs 4:31 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 18 - Hedgehogs 2:02 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 19 - The Wild Boar 2:06 Read by Foon
Bk. 4 Ch. 20 - Apes 3:47 Read by Foon