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Abbreviations x Introduction: Encyclopedia as Artefact 1 I. Reading the Natural History 1. The Shape of the Natural History 29 2. Knowledge as a Commodity 49 II. The Ethnographies of the Natural History 3. Reading the Ethnographies 77 4. Triumphal Geography 129 5. After Rome: The Ends of the World 165 Conclusion: Encyclopedias and Monuments 194 Bibliography 217 Index 225Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Pliny, the Elder, Naturalis historia, Ethnology, Rome History Empire, 30 B, C, -284 A, D