Encyclopedia of importance was Pliny the Elder’s encyclopedia of the physical world

Pliny the Elder’s encyclopedia of the physical world, was called Historia naturalis (Natural History), completed some time in Rome circa 77 CE and was widely influential up to the end of what is known as the medieval period. Continue reading

First multivolume printed book series

A 130-volume collection of Chinese classics, was the first multivolume printed book series, printed for Fong Tao, a Chinese minister, at the beginning of 932. Continue reading

Dictionary of English slang

Captain Francis Grose, published in England in 1785, the Dictionary of English slang, which he titled “A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue”. Continue reading

First book created in 1st Century Rome

Books started to be created during the 1st Century Rome. Written in Latin, the book was about the Macedonian wars. Continue reading