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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 9 9 Browse Search
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome 6 6 Browse Search
Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.), BOOK XIX. THE NATURE AND CULTIVATION OF FLAX, AND AN ACCOUNT OF VARIOUS GARDEN PLANTS., CHAP. 62.—PIPERITIS, LIBANOTIS, AND SMYRNIUM. (search)
tioned by Aulus Gellius, and who lived in the time of the Emperor Adrian. who wrote on the same subject, FirmusNothing whatever is known relative to this writer. who wrote on the same subject, PetrichusThe author of a Greek poem on venomous serpents, mentioned in B. xx. c. 96, and B. xxii. c. 40, and by the Scholiast on the Theriaca of Nicander. who wrote on the same subject. FOREIGN AUTHORS QUOTED.—Herodotus,See end of B. ii. Theophrastus,See end of B. iii. Democritus,See end of B. ii. Aristomachus,See end of B. xi. MenanderNothing whatever is known of him. His Book seems to have been a compendium of "Things useful to life." who wrote the Biochresta, Anaxiläus.A physician and Pythagorean philosopher, born at one of the cities called Larissa, but which, is now unknown. He was banished by the Emperor Augustus, B.C. 28, on the charge of practising magic, a charge probably based on his superior skill in natural philosophy. He is frequently mentioned by Pliny in the course of this work.