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Natural questions / Seneca ; translated by Harry M. Hine.

Author/creator Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
Other author/creatorHine, Harry M.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Descriptionxxvii, 226 pages ; 22 cm.
Subject(s)
Uniform titleNaturales quaestiones. English
Series The complete works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D. Works. English. 2010. ^A1041165
Contents Book 3. On terrestrial waters -- Book 4a. On the Nile -- Book 4b. On clouds (rain, hail, snow) -- Book 5. On winds -- Book 6. On earthquakes -- Book 7. On comets -- Book 1. On fires -- Book 2. On lightning and thunder.
Summary In 'Natural Questions' Seneca expounds & comments on the natural sciences as understood in his day, offering insights to ancient philosophical & scientific approaches to the physical world, as well as vivid evocations of the grandeur, beauty & terror of nature.
General noteThe contents reflect the original order of composition of the books.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 217-218) and index.
LanguageTranslated from the Latin.
LCCN 2009036009
ISBN9780226748382 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0226748383 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard identifier# 40017920747

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