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letters of Pliny a historical and social commentary. by Sherwin-White, A. N.

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pliny, -- the Younger.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6640 S47 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination805p.
Number of Pages805
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19099692M

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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. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Betty Radice/5. The Letters of Pliny the Younger is a deserved classic - an intimate glimpse of the daily life of an upper-class Roman citizen in the late first century A.D., and a lawyer of celebrity status. However, only the first half of this book is without SIGNIFICANT typos/5(17). Pliny the Younger: 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. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. This wonderful book gives you insights into life in the early Roman Empire that you won't get from modern histories. How fortunate this book survived for nearly 2, years. Pliny's letters are simply a delight/5(61).

Pliny the Younger has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pliny the Younger’s most popular book is The Letters of the Younger Pliny. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. CONTENTS: 1 Septicius 2 Arrianus 3 Caninius Rufus 4 Pompeia Celerina 5 Voconius Romanus 6 Cornelius Tacitus 7 Octavius Rufus 8 Saturninus 9 Minucius Fundanus 10 Attius Clemens 11 Fabius Justus The Letters of the Younger Pliny. 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. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Betty Radice. A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 3. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 3. Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter.

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. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. CONTENTS: 1 Geminus 2 Justus 3 Praesens 4 Pontius 5 Calpurnia 6 Macrinus . The first – incomplete – edition of Pliny's Epistles was published in Italy in Sometime between and Giovanni Giocondo discovered a manuscript in Paris of Pliny's tenth book of letters, containing his correspondence with Trajan, and published it in Paris, dedicating the work to Louis : Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, 61 AD, Como. Pliny's letters are often read for their surface message, which appears to be about the routine life of a Roman bureaucrat. However, a closer read reveals that these letters are rich in /5(9).