The First Encyclopedia, the Author, Release Date, and Format of the First Encyclopedia, and How Ancient Roman Author Pliny the Elder Died

Naturalis Historia was the first ever compiled collection of script, which during the modern day would be referred to as an "encyclopedia". Naturalis Historia was written by Pliny the Elder in the first century A.D. and was divided into 37 books which included 20,000 facts. Pliny the Elder died in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius which resides in modern day Naples, Italy...


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