Ulisse Aldrovandi, (born Sept. 11, 1522, Bologna, Bologna--died May 4, 1605, Bologna), Renaissance naturalist and physician noted for his systematic and accurate observations of animals, plants, and minerals. L. R. Lind (1906-2008), past chairman of the Department of Classics at the University of Kansas, published translations of many works, including Virgil's Aeneid, along with several monographs.
"This is indeed a book that will be coveted by the historian of
science . . . a book that one should be proud to have in his
personal library."--Quarterly Review of Biology