Table of contents for Pliny the Elder's natural history : the empire in the encyclopedia / Trevor Murphy.


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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                                              225





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Pliny, the Elder, Naturalis historia, Ethnology, Rome History Empire, 30 B, C, -284 A, D