Ancient Sources

Pliny offering texts to Emperor Titus
Codex Plutarch, 13th century A.D.

The sources of the translations cited in this Webpage are:

Bennett, C.E., 1968: Horace: The Odes and Epodes (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

Eichholz, D.E., 1962: Pliny the Elder: Natural History X (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

Radice, B., 1986: Pliny the Younger: Letters and Panegyricus I (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

Ross, W.D., 1964: Aristotelis: Analytica Priora et Posteriora (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

Rouse, W.H.D., 1992: Lucretius: De Rerum Natura (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

Shackleton Bailey, D.R., 1993: Martial: Epigrams I (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

There are, however, many more references to glass's properties in Roman literature, some of them technical in content, but most of them philosophical in tone:

see Fleming, S.J., 1999: Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change, Appendix B (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum).