History of Animals
- Book I The grouping of animals and the parts of the human body.
- Book II The different parts of red-blooded animals.
- Book III The internal organs, including generative system, veins, sinews, bone etc.
- Book IV Animals without blood (non-vertebrates) - cephalopods, crustaceans, etc. In ch. 8, the sense organs of all animals.
- Book V Reproduction, spontaneous and sexual of non-vertebrates.
- Book VI Reproduction of birds, fish and quadrupeds.
- Book VII Reproduction of man.
- Book VIII The character and habits of animals, food, migration, health, diseases and the influence of climate.
- Book IX The relations of animals to each other, means of procuring food.
A Book X is included in some versions, dealing with the causes of barrenness in women, but is generally regarded as not being by Aristotle.
The Arabic translation of Historia Animalium protacio comprises treatises 1-10 of the Kitāb al-Hayawān (The Book of Animals). It was known to the Arab philosopher Al-Kindī (d. 850) and was commented on by Avicenna.
- English translation by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson
- English translation by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (Scanned / Public Domain)
- Aristotle's History of Animals : in ten books", translated by Richard Cresswell, Saint John's College, Oxford University, London : Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1862.