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The worthie work of Iulius Solinus Polyhistor contayning many noble actions of humaine creatures, with the secretes of nature in beastes, fyshes, foules, and serpents : trees, plants, and the vertue of precious stones : with diuers countryes, citties and people : verie pleasant and full of recreation for all sorts of people by

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Published by Printed by I. Charlewoode for Thomas Hacket in At London .
Written in English

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  • Geography, Ancient

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCollectanea rerum memorabilium.
Statementtranslated out of Latine into English by Arthur Golding, Gent.
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1858:34.
ContributionsGolding, Arthur, 1536-1606.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[227] p.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17474659M
OCLC/WorldCa29410756

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The excellent and pleasant worke of Iulius Solinus Polyhistor Contayning the noble actions of humaine creatures, the secretes & prouidence of nature, the description of countries, the maners of the people: with many meruailous things and strange antiquities, seruing for the benefitt and recreation of all sorts of persons. : Solinus. New Studies (): Brodersen, Kai, Brodersen, Kai: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. Gaius Iulius Solinus is the author of a late antique work entitled Collectanea rerum mirabilium or Polyhistor which is mainly based on Pliny' Natural history. Solinus has long been maligned as ‘Pliny's ape’, and considered to be materially irrelevant, ‘as we still have his sources'.Cited by: 6.   Keywords: Solinus, Collectanea, Polyhistor, Pliny the Elder, Pomponius Mela, geography Gaius Iulius Solinus is the author of a work entitled Collectanea Rerum Mirabilium (around ce), a comprehensive yet compact collection of knowledge Author: Kai Brodersen.

It was written by Caius Iulius Solinus, a Roman grammarian, compiler, and geographer, who was active in the 3rd century. Given his dedication of the book to Adventus, the Roman consul in , his work can likely be dated to the first decade of the 3rd century.   A revised and interpolated edition of this work published under titlePolyhistor in the 6th or 7th cent Skip to main content This banner text can have :   Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Neues von der A31 Hallo Norge BiscoitoCast R Holiday Force 40 years of punk: Milton Keynes Mundane Movie Trailers. Gaius Julius Solinus, Latin grammarian and compiler, probably flourished in the early 3rd century AD. Historical scholar Theodor Mommsen dates him to the middle of the 3rd century. He was the author of De mirabilibus mundi which circulated both under the title Collectanea rerum memorabilium, and Polyhistor; but the latter title was favoured by the author. The work is indeed a description of curiosities in a .

The worthie work of Iulius Solinus Polyhistor: contayning many noble actions of humaine creatures, with the secretes of nature in beastes, fyshes, foules, and serpents: trees, plants, and the vertue of precious stones: with diuers countryes, citties and people: verie pleasant and full of recreation for all sorts of people by C. Julius Solinus (). Gaius Iulius Solinus is the author of the Collectanea rerum memorabilium or Polyhistor, a late antique survey of memorable lands, peoples, stones, plants, animals, and on life, the universe and everything. A survey of the contents of Solinus' work, a revised handlist of manuscripts transmitting it and a full research bibliography complete. Gaius Iulius Soliņus is the author of a late antique work known as Collectanea rerum mirabilium or Polyhistor. 1 The book made geography accessible through a text rather than diagrams or maps (which were notoriously difficult to copy)2 and was to achieve 'almost. GAIUS JULIUS SOLINUS (3rd century A.D.) DE MIRABILIBUS MUNDI Mommsen 2nd edition () DE MIRABILIBUS MUNDI Mommsen 1st edition () Capitula I-VIII: Capitula IX-XXII: Capitula XXIII-XXXIV: Capitula XXXV-LVI. DE MIRABILIBUS MUNDI C.L.F. Panckoucke edition (Paris ) Capitula I-VI: Capitula VII-XXIV.