Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Elder (d. 79 A.D.).

“The text of the NHwas established by the work of German scholars in the 19th century; J. Sillig, D. Detlefsen, L. von Jan, and K. Rück.  This culminates in the second Teubner edition, that of L. Jan and C. Mayhoff (5 vols, 1892-1906).” – Roger Pearse [2]

Oxford Libraries lists 7 manuscripts. The earliest any of them date to is the 9th century. The majority of them date after the 11th century. [1]

Roger Pearse lists: [2]
Ancient MSS: 5 (four 5th c. and one 6th c.)
Medieval vetustiores: 3 (one 8th c. and two 9th c.)
Medieval recentiores: 5 (four 9th c. and one 9th-10th c.)
Medieval later recentiores: 10 (11th c. and later)

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References:

[1] – https://medieval.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/catalog/person_100219162. Accessed 5 August 2020.

[2] – https://www.roger-pearse.com/weblog/2013/06/22/the-manuscripts-of-pliny-the-elders-natural-history/comment-page-1/. Accessed 5 August 2020.

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