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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Sacrifice for Science

Natural History

Pliny the Elder

79 AD

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2017-04-27

"The blood is the only substance in the body that is sensible of any temporary increase, for a larger quantity will come from the victims if they happen to have drunk just before they are sacrificed." - Natural History, Pliny the Elder

Oh, boy. Science.