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Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: British Pearls. [Accounts of the quality of British pearls in the writings of the venerable Bede, and ancient Roman writers. Modern patent granted to fish for pearls in the River Jut, in Cumberland]
Person: BEDE, Venerable   SUETONIUS   PLINY   CAESAR, Julius   TACITUS   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Gluttony and Longevity of the Pike. [Oldest and largest pike in "modern" records, a specimen put into the water bearing a ring of copper, by the Emperor Barbarossa, in the year 1230, discovered 267 years later]
Person: PLINY   BARBAROSSA, Emperor   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Snakes   Social Anthropology   Folklore   
Topic: The Basilisk
Person: PLINY   ISAIAH   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Folklore   
Topic: Flies wanting in Attica, Etc. [Flies dislike the scent of thyme according to the ancients. Redi disproves this]
Person: PLINY   ZEZES   GLYCAS   REDI   
Source: Pliny: Natural History   Glycas: Annals of Greece   Redi: Experimenta Generationis Insectorum   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Parazoa   
Topic: Is the Sponge an Animal?
Person: LINNAEUS   PLINY   ARISTOTLE   PEYSONNEL, M.   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764-765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: The Viper. [Classical and biblical references to the viper bear out contemporary scientific knowledge]
Person: ZOPHAR   ST. PAUL   OVID   ISAIAH   PLINY   
Source: Pliny: Natural History   Old Testament   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   Bees   
Topic: Bees in Dead Carcasses.--Sampson`s Lion, Etc. [Bees, in fact, abhor carrion, though they may inhabit a skeleton]
Person: ARISTOTLE   PLINY   MOUFFET   BOCHART   HERODOTUS   HIPPOCRATES   REDI   ALBERGOTTO   
Source: Redi: Experimenta Generationis Insectorum   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Physics   Light   
Topic: Beautiful Light of the Glow-shell. [The phosphorescence observed in shells of the genus Pholas may be extinguished in certain, especially dry, conditions. White, yellow, green, red and violet-coloured substances react in different ways to contact with the liquor which produces the phosphorescent effect]
Person: ACADEMICIANS OF BOLOGNA   REAUMUR   PLINY   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Tyrian Purple Dye
Person: PLINY   LESSON, M.   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 11
Category: Medicine   Opthalmology   Physics   Optics   
Topic: Reading Glasses known to the Ancients
Person: PLINY   SENECA   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 47, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 7
Category: Climate   Ecology   Religion   Literature   
Topic: Supposed Change of Climate. [Schouw of Copenhagen has argued against the theory of a large-scale change of climate, affecting certain parts of the earth in the distant past. He cites references from the bible and classical literature to prove that the date palm grew the same in Palestine then as it does now]
Person: SCHOUW, Prof.   PLINY   TACITUS   JOSEPHUS   STRABO   SICULUS, Diodorus   THEOPHRASTUS   
Source: Oken`s Isis   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Basalt, Para 6
Category: Geology   Philology   Classical Literature   
Topic: [Origin of the word "basalt", from the Ethiopic "bselt", burnt up or baked?]
Person: PLINY   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 758-759
Heading: History of Icthyology
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   History Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Food   
Topic: The following abstract of the History of Icthyology, by the Baron Cuvier, prefixed to his great work on the "Natural History of Fishes", has been prepared for "The Revue Encyclopedique", by M. Flourens, the author of the article on the effect of cold on animals, inserted a few weeks since in "The Athenaeum". The work of M. Cuvier above alluded to, has advanced as far as the fourth volume. When complete it will consist of between fifteen and twenty volumes octavo, or from eight to ten quarto
Person: CUVIER   FLOURENS, M.   ARISTOTLE   RONDELETIUS   BELONIUS   SALVIENUS   ARTEDI   LINNAEUS   JUSSIEU   ADAMSON   WILLOUGHBY   RAY   PLINY   CALLIMEDON   PHILOXENUS, of Cythera   LA FONTAINE   CALLIAS   HYPERIDES   MELANTHIUS   ANDROCIDES, of Cysicus   ATHENAEUS   THEOPHRASTUS   ERASISTRATUS   CLEARCHUS   LUCIAN   APULEIUS   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Abstract
Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 774-775
Heading: History of Icthyology. (Concluded from p. 758)
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   Literature   Classical Literature   History Of Science   
Topic: [Second part of Flourens` abstract of Cuvier`s "Natural History of Fishes"]
Person: FLOURENS, M.   CUVIER   LUCULLUS   ARISTOTLE   PLINY   OPPIANUS   ATHENAEUS   AELIANUS   AUSONIUS   HORACE   SENECA   JUVENAL   MARTIAL   ARISTOPHANES   DE BEAUVAIS, Albertus Magnus, Vincent   ISIDORE, Bishop of Seville   RONDELETIUS   BELONIUS   SALVIENUS   FALLOPE   EUSTACHIUS   VESALIUS   HARVEY   DUVERNEY   HALLER   BUFFON   DAUBENTON   CAMPER   SPALLANZANI   LINNAEUS   BAUHIN   
Abstract
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Pliny the most laborious of Writers, Para 6
Category: Philosophy   Science And Knowledge   
Topic: [Cuvier`s comments on the derivative nature of Pliny`s writings]
Person: PLINY   CUVIER   

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 426-427
Heading: The Antiquity of the Art of Paper-making
Category: Manufactures   Paper Industry   Paper   Communication   
Topic: [...] "a comparison of the process for making common papers, as now practised, with that which is recorded by the ancient writers". [The modern way of making paper seems the same as that recorded by Pliny]
Person: MUSUMECI   PLINY   CHAMPOLLION   CASSIODORUS   THEODORIC, Emperor   GINNANI   
Source: Musumeci: On the ancient use of various kinds of Paper, and the art of making it. Essay, Catania, 8vn. 1829   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: Fish, Para 19
Category: Icthyology   Statistics   Natural History   
Topic: [...] In the whole, the ancients distinguished and named one hundred and fifty kinds of fishes; of which Aristotle discovered forty different kinds...
Person: ARISTOTLE   PLINY   OPPIANUS   ATHENAEUS   AELIANUS   AUSONIUS   CUVIER   

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