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The Letters of Pliny the Younger (Large Print Edition)

by Pliny the Younger

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11976492M
    ISBN 101434626792
    ISBN 109781434626790

    This ebook contains the collected surviving letters of Roman scholar, author, lawyer, and magistrate Pliny the younger (c. AD). Together with his uncle, the Elder Pliny, Pliny the Younger witnessed the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD (the Elder Pliny died in the eruption). [provides] a fresh perspective on Pliny the Younger’s letters The textual analyses will appeal to many and the highly accessible appendices are broadly useful The greatest contribution of this volume may be the authors’ insistence that (re)reading Pliny’s letters both linearly and selectively will proffer the greatest appreciation Cited by:

    Pliny the Younger was a successful lawyer, administrator and author of ancient Rome. Through his many detailed letters (“Epistulae”) to friends and associates, he Ratings: Selections from the letters of the younger Pliny ()[Leather Bound] by Pliny, the Younger,Platner, Samuel Ball, -, ed and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .

    The Letters of Pliny. exoscularetur certatimque laude cumularet, quod intermissum iam diu morem in publicum consulendi susceptis propriis simultatibus reduxissem; quod denique senatum invidia liberassem, qua flagrabat apud ordines alios, quod severus in ceteros senatoribus solis dissimulatione quasi mutua parceret. Betty Radice's definitive edition was the forst complete modern translation of Pliny's letters. In her introduction she examines the shrewd, tolerant and occasionally pompous man who emerges from these letters. Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (c. ), better known as Pliny the Younger, and nephew of Pliny the Elder, was born in Como, Italy/5(5).


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Providing a series of fascinating views of Imperial Rome, The Letters of the Younger Pliny also offer one of the fullest self-portraits to survive from classical times. Pliny's lively and very personal letters address an astonishing range of topics, from a deeply moving account of his uncle's death in the eruption that engulfed Pompeii, to observations on the early Christians—"a desperate /5(66).

The letters of Pliny the Younger (Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus) are presented here in the English translation by (); a few words and phrases have been modified. The comments at the bottom of the letters have been added from various sources. The Latin text is the edition by (), in the Bibliotheca Augustana.

Pliny was born in Comum in 61 or 62 A.D., and. The Letters of the Younger Pliny are a good source to look into during this period of Roman history to see the dangers and excitement in which these people lived (there certainly was a lot of it).

Definitely recommended to those who are interested in looking into our ancient past. Read more. 9 people found this helpful/5(66). Pliny the Younger, Latin in full Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, (born 61/62 ce, Comum [Italy]—died c.Bithynia, Asia Minor [now in Turkey]), Roman author and administrator who left a collection of private letters that intimately illustrated public and private life in the heyday of the Roman Empire.

The long-established Penguin—The Letters of The Letters of Pliny the Younger book theYounger —was translated by Betty Radice, who also edited the Latin text for the scholarly Loeb series.

Her introduction is masterly and should be read. But P. Walsh’s Oxford World Classics edition—Pliny the Younger: Complete Letters—offers the advantage of extensive end-notes. Betty Radice's definitive edition was the forst complete modern translation of Pliny's letters.

In her introduction she examines the shrewd, tolerant and occasionally pompous man who emerges from these letters. Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (c.

), better known as Pliny the Younger, and nephew of Pliny the Elder, was born in Como, : Pliny The Younger. Pliny the Younger ( CE) was the nephew of Pliny the Elder ( CE), the author of the volume Natural had a remarkable political career, gained a reputation as an excellent lawyer and orator, but he is most famous for his : Donald L.

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A translation of Pliny's Letters, B Pliny the Younger: Letters - B Letters Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed slightly to bring it into line with the most recent editions.

Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, born Gaius Caecilius or Gaius Caecilius Cilo (61 AD – ca. AD), better known as Pliny the Younger, was a lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient Rome.

Pliny's uncle, Pliny the Elder, helped raise and educate him and they were both witnesses to the eruption of Vesuvius on 24 August 79 AD/5. The Epistulae ([ɛˈpɪs.t̪ʊ.ɫ̪ae̯], "letters") are later copies of a series of personal missives by Pliny the Younger directed to his friends and associates.

These letters are a unique testimony of Roman administrative history and everyday life in the 1st century. The style is very different from that in the Panegyricus, and some commentators maintain that Pliny initiated a new genre.

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Pliny's lively and very personal letters address an astonishing range of topics, from a deeply moving account of his uncle's death in the eruption that engulfed Pompeii, to observations on the early Christians—"a desperate /5(55).

This is the first general introduction to Pliny's Letters published in any language, combining close readings with broader context and adopting a fresh and innovative approach to reading the letters as an artistically structured collection. Chapter 1 traces Pliny's autobiographical narrative throughout the Letters; Chapter 2 undertakes detailed study of Book 6 as an artistic entity; while.

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A prominent lawyer and administrator, Pliny (c. AD ) was also a prolific letter-writer, who numbered among his correspondents such eminent figures as Tacitus, Free shipping over $/5(5).

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The Letters of the Younger Pliny The Historians of Ancient Rome Ashen Sky: The Letters of Pliny The Younger on the Eruption of Vesuvius Fifty Letters of Pliny Letters, I, Books 1. Betty Radice's definitive edition was the forst complete modern translation of Pliny's letters.

In her introduction she examines the shrewd, tolerant and occasionally pompous man who emerges from these letters. Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (c.

), better known as Pliny the Younger, and nephew of Pliny the Elder, was born in Como, Italy/5(52). Betty Radice's definitive edition was the forst complete modern translation of Pliny's letters.

In her introduction she examines the shrewd, tolerant and occasionally pompous man who emerges from these letters. Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (c. ), better known as Pliny the Younger, and nephew of Pliny the Elder, was born in Como, Italy/5(K).By: Pliny the Younger (61 - ca.

) The largest surviving body of Pliny's work is his Epistulae (Letters), a series of personal missives directed to his friends, associates and the Emperor Trajan.

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