Cornelius Bocchus

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Lucius Cornelius Bocchus was a Lusitanian[1] from Roman Hispania who wrote about natural history. [2] Ancient authors mention his writings, which are otherwise lost. Pliny the Elder provides an excerpt from the chronicle of Cornelius Bocchus and mentions him as one of his sources.[3]



  1. ^ João Luís Cardoso y Martin Almagro Gorbea (eds). Lucius Cornelius Bocchus escritor lusitano da Idade de Prata da Literatura Latina. Real Academia de la Historia. pp. 330–. ISBN 978-84-15069-36-2. 
  2. ^ The Fragments of the Roman Historians. Oxford University Press. pp. 635–. ISBN 978-0-19-927705-6. 
  3. ^ Plin HN 37.24.5