Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus (23-79), was a Roman naturalist and writer. He was also in charge of the Roman fleet at Misenum on the Bay of Naples when Vesuvius erupted.
Books by Pliny the Elder
Interviews where books by Pliny the Elder were recommended
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