Naturalis Historia

C. Plinius Caecilius

In mentione statuarum est et una non praetereunda, quamquam auctoris incerti, iuxta rostra, Herculis tunicati, sola eo habitu Romae,

In mentioning statues-- there is also one we must not pass over in spite of the sculptor's not being known-- the figure, next to the Beaked Platform, of Heracles in the Tunic, the only one in Rome that shows him in that dress....

Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from C. Plinius Caecilius: Natural History (Volume IX. Books 33-35), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 394, translated by H. Rackham, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1952, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.