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1 See B. xii. c. 57.
2 Or pepper-wort. See B. xx. c. 66.
3 See B. xx. c. 54.
4 The same, probably, as olusatrum. See cc. 37 and 48 of this Book, and B. xx. c. 46: also B. xxvii. c. 109.
5 In B. xii. c. 57.
6 See c. 48 of this Book.
7 Rosemary, or "sea-dew."
8 See B. xx. c. 74.
9 Fée suggests, though apparently without any good reason, that this paragraph, to the end of the Book, is an interpolation of the copyists.
10 See end of B. xiv.
11 See end of B. ii.
12 See end of B. xiv.
13 See end of B. iii.
14 See end of B. iii.
15 See end of B. vii.
16 See end of B. ii.
17 See end of B. vii.
18 See end of B. viii.
19 See end of B. xvi.
20 See end of B. x.
21 Beyond the mention made of this writer in c. 57, nothing whatever is known of him.
22 C. Licinius Macer, a Roman annalist and orator, born about B.C. 110. Upon being impeached by Cicero, he committed suicide. He wrote a History or Annals of Rome, which are frequently referred to by Livy and Dionysius of Halicarnassus.
23 Nothing whatever appears to be known of this writer.
24 See end of B. xiv.
25 Nothing whatever is known relative to this writer on Horticulture.
26 Nothing certain is known of him; but it has been suggested that he may have been the father of the rhetorician Castritius, so often mentioned by Aulus Gellius, and who lived in the time of the Emperor Adrian.
27 Nothing whatever is known relative to this writer.
28 The 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.
29 See end of B. ii.
30 See end of B. iii.
31 See end of B. ii.
32 See end of B. xi.
33 Nothing whatever is known of him. His Book seems to have been a compendium of "Things useful to life."
34 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.
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