The Natural History of Pliny, Volym 1

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Of the magnitude of the stars
35
An account of the observations that have been made on the heavens by different individuals
36
On the recurrence of the eclipses of the sun and the moon
38
Of the motion of the moon
40
Of the motions of the planets and the general laws of their aspects 13 Why the same stars appear at some times more lofty and at other times more ne...
42
Why the same stars have different motions
47
General laws of the planets
48
The reason why the stars are of different colours
49
Of the motion of the sun and the cause of the irregularity of the days
50
Why thunder is ascribed to Jupiter
51
Of the distances of the stars
52
Of the harmony of the stars ib 21 Of the dimensions of the world
53
Of the stars which appear suddenly or of comets
55
Of celestial coronse
61
Of sudden circles
62
Many moons
63
Burning shields ib 35 An ominous appearance in the heavens that was seen once only ib 36 Of stars which move about in various directions
64
Of the stars which are named Castor and Pollux ib 38 Of the air and on the cause of the showers of stones
65
Their nature situation and species
66
Of the rising of the dogstar
67
Of the regular influence of the different seasons ib 42 Of uncertain states of the weather
69
Of thunder and lightning ib 44 The origin of winds
70
Various observations respecting winds
71
The different kinds of winds
73
The periods of the winds
75
Nature of the winds
77
Benephias and Typhon
79
Tornadoes blasting winds whirlwinds and other wonder ful kinds of tempests
80
Of the different kinds of lightning and their wonderful effects
81
The Etrurian and the Roman observations on these points
82
Of conjuring up thunder
83
General laws of lightning
84
Objects which are never struck
86
Showers of milk blood flesh iron wool and baked tiles
87
Rattling of arms and the sound of trumpets heard in the sky
88
The rainbow
90
The peculiarities of the weather in different places
91
Nature of the earth ib 64 Of the form of the earth
94
Whether there be antipodes? ib 66 How the water is connected with the earth Of the naviga tion of the sea and the rivers
97
Whether the ocean surrounds the earth
98
Chap Page 68 What part of the earth is inhabited
100
That the earth is in the middle of the world
102
In what places eclipses are inyisible and why this is the case
104
What regulates the daylight on the earth
105
Remarks on dials as connected with this subject
106
When and where there are no shadows
107
Where this takes place twice in the year and where the sha dows fall in opposite directions
108
Where the days are the longest and where the shortest ib 78 Of the first dial
109
Of the mode in which the days are computed
110
Of earthquakes Ill 82 Of clefts of the earth
112
Signs of an approaching earthquake
114
Preservatives against future earthquakes ib 85 Prodigies of the earth which have occurred once only
115
Wonderful circumstances attending earthquakes
116
In what places the sea has receded ib 88 The mode in which islands rise up
117
What islands have been formed and at what periods
118
Lands which have been separated by the sea
119
Islands which have been united to the main land ib 92 Lands which have been totally changed into seas ib 93 Lands which have been swallowed up
120
Cities which have been absorbed by the sea ib 95 Of vents in the earth
121
Of certain lands which are always shaking and of floating islands
122
Places in which it never rains
123
The wonders of various countries collected together ib 99 Concerning the cause of the flowing and ebbing of the sea
124
Where the tides rise and fall in an unusual manner
127
Wonders of the sea
128
The power of the moon over the land and the sea ib 103 The power of the sun
129
Where the sea is the deepest
130
The wonders of fountains and rivers
131
The wonders of fire and water united
138
Of naphtha
139
Places which are always burning ib 111 Wonders of fire alone
141
The dimensions of the earth
143
The harmonica proportion of the universe
147
AN ACCOUNT OF COUNTBIES NATIONS SEAS TOWNS HAVENS MOiTNTATITS BTVEBS DISTANCES AND PEOPEES WHO NOW EXIST ...
151
The boundaries and gulfs of Europe first set forth in a general way
153
Of Spain generally ib 3 OfBsetica
154
Of Nearer Spain
164
Of the province of Gallia Narbonensis
174
Of Italy
180
Of the ninth region of Italy
184
The seventh region of Italy
186
The first region of Italy the Tiber Rome
191
The third region of Italy
207
Sixtyfour islands among which are the Baleares
210
Corsica
213
Sardinia
215
Sicily
216
Istria its people and locality
251
The Alps and the Alpine nations
254
Liburnia and Ulyricum
257
Dalmatia
259
The Norici
262
Pannonia
263
Moesia
265
BOOK IV
271
Acarnania
273
ffitolia
275
Chap
276
Locris and Phocis
277
The Peloponnesus
280
Aehaia
282
Messenia
283
Eaconia
284
Argons
285
Attica
289
Boeotia
290
Doris
293
Thessaly Proper
294
Magnesia
296
Macedonia
297
Thrace the Mgesa Sea
302
The islands which lie before the lands already mentioned
310
Crete
313
Euboea
316
The Cyclades
317
The Sporades
321
The Hellespont The lake Mseotis
326
Dacia Sarmatia
329
Scythia
330
The islands of the Euxine The islands of the northern ocean
338
Germany
345
Ninetysix islands of the Gallic ocean
349
Britannia
350
Gallia Belgica
353
Gallia Lugdunensis
355
Gallia Aquitanica
357
Nearer Spain its coast along the Gallic ocean
360
Lusitania
363
The islands in the Atlantic ocean
367
The general measurement of Europe
369
BOOK V
374
The two Mauritanias
387
Africa
388
The Syrtes
391
Cyrenaica
395
Libya Mareotis
401
The islands in the vicinity of Africa
402
Countries on the other side of Africa
403
Egypt and Thebais
406
Chap PsS 10 The River Nile
410
11 The cities of Egypt
416
The coasts of Arabia situate on the Egyptian Sea
422
Syria
423
Idumsea PaUestina and Samaria
424
Judsea
427
Decapolis
431
Phomice
433
Syria Antiochia
438
The Euphrates
441
Syria upon the Euphrates
443
Cilicia and the adjoining nations
446
Isauria and the Homonades
450
Pisidia
451
Lycaonia H 26 Pamphylia
452
Mount Taurus
453
Lyeia
455
Caria
458
Lydia
465
Ionia
466
olis
472
Troas and the adjoining nations
476
The islands which lie in front of Asia
479
Cyprus
480
Rhodes
483
Samos
485
Chios
486
Lesbos
487
The Hellespont and Mysia
488
Phrygia
490
Galatia and the adjoining nations
491
Bithynia
493
The islands of the Propontis
496

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