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The letters of Pliny, the Consul

Pliny the Younger

The letters of Pliny, the Consul

by Pliny the Younger

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Published by W. Suttaby in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementtranslated by W. Melmoth.
SeriesSuttaby"s miniature library
ContributionsMelmoth, William, 1710?-1799.
The Physical Object
Pagination480 p. :
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22990727M

He was at Misenum at the time of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 (described in two famous letters) when the Elder Pliny died. Pliny started his career at the Roman bar at the age of eighteen. He moved through the regular offices in a senator's career, held two treasury appointments and a priesthood, and was consul in September and October The Letters of Pliny the Consul: With occasional remarks. by William Melmoth, Esq. the third edition, corrected. Volume 1 Of 2 by the Younger Pliny (, Paperback) Be the .

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Pliny the Younger was a successful lawyer, administrator and author of ancient Rome. Through his many detailed letters (“Epistulae”) to friends and associates, he has become one of the best-known of all Roman writers. Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (known as Pliny the Younger in the English-speaking world, to distinguish him from his Ratings: The Younger Pliny was born in 61 or 62 CE, the son of Lucius Caecilius of Comum (Como) and the Elder Pliny's was educated at home and then in Rome under Quintilian. He was at Misenum at the time of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 (described in two famous letters) when the Elder Pliny died.


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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.

Born into a wealthy family and adopted by his uncle, Pliny the Elder, Pliny began to. 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.

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A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 9. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 9. Valerius Paulinus was suffect consul in A.D. L To Saturninus. Our friend Rufus has won my praise, not because you asked me to praise him, but because he so richly deserved it.

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Pliny the Younger wrote hundreds of letters, of which survive and are of great historical value. Some are addressed to reigning emperors or to notables such as the historian : Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, 61 AD, Como.

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The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed slightly to bring it into line with the most recent editions. See key to translations for an explanation of the format.

Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. Melmoth's translation of Pliny's Letters was first published in Another English translation, by Lord Orrery, was brought out in The tenth book, which in this publication has its own divisional title-page, contains Pliny's correspondence between himself and the emperor Trajan.The Epistulae 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: the letter written for publication.

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Chapter 1 traces Pliny's autobiographical narrative throughout the Letters; Chapter 2 undertakes detailed study of Book 6 as an artistic entity; while.