Pliny the Elder Quotes

Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work.




Pliny the Elder, 29 AD–79 AD, Roman Scholar, Procurator of Spain, Natural History

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Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Elder
  • Born: March 23, 2019
  • Died: August 25, 1979
  • Nationality: Roman
  • Profession: Lawyer, Author, Natural Philosopher, Naturalist, Military Commander, Provincial Governor

Pliny the Elder was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and friend of emperor Vespasian.