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Selected Letters Of The Younger Pliny

by Elmer Truesdell Merrill

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10520313M
ISBN 100548179190
ISBN 109780548179192
OCLC/WorldCa179784294

Genre/Form: History Personal correspondence Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pliny, the Younger. Selected letters of Pliny. Oxford: Clarendon Press,   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, :

  Buy a cheap copy of Epistulae Selectae: Selected Letters Of book by Pliny the Younger. A range of Latin passages for translation and comprehension. The selections from Pliny allow students to work with short extracts to practice thier skills in Free shipping over $ Description: Excerpt from Selected Letters of the Younger Pliny The text of the present edition is constituted on the basis of new and complete collations of most of the manuscripts cited, and of the careful study to a greater or less extent of many other manuscripts of the Letters. The collations were made during the course of two journeys on the continent of Europe, one in , and another (of .

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. The letters of Pliny the Younger (c. c. CE), a polished social document of his times, include descriptions of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 CE and the earliest pagan accounts of Christians. The Panegyricus is an expanded, published version of Pliny's oration of .


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The Selected Letters of Pliny Paperback – January 1, by Pliny the Younger (Author), William Melmoth (Author), F. Bosanquet (Editor) & 0 more See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Pliny the Younger, William Melmoth. Pliny the Younger Selected Letters Paperback – July 5, by Jo-Ann Shelton (Author), Laurel Draper (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings5/5(2).

"Jacqui Carlon's Selected Letters from Pliny the Younger's Epistulae is a welcome addition to the ongoing resurgence in studies on Roman epistolary literature, Pliny especially. Carlon's text is well balanced: the notes are equally attentive to both cultural and grammatical elements.4/5(3).

Classical writings are the core of any great Liberal Arts education. Pliny the Younger’s Letters provide glimpses into the Pax Romana. From the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to his correspondence with Emperor Trajan, these letters are a treasure.

I'm really enjoying this. Bright, newsy letters/5(30). "Jacqui Carlon's Selected Letters from Pliny the Younger's Epistulae is a welcome addition to the ongoing resurgence in studies on Roman epistolary literature, Pliny especially.

Carlon's text is well balanced: the notes are equally attentive to both cultural and grammatical elements. The selection of letters covers many old favorites of Pliny: his introductory letter (); his apologia about his activities under Domitian (); letters to the historian Tacitus, including those about the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 C.E.

(, 4. 13, 6. 16 and ); a letter praising his third wife, Calpurnia (); the grief over Fundanus' daughter (); and of course his letters to Trajan concerning. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

"First edition Reprinted,Corrected impression,". 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 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.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "First edition Reprinted,Corrected impression," Bibliography: p.

lii-livPages:   Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://th43g Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive. 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. CONTENTS: Letters of Pliny to and from the emperor Trajan. Pliny the Younger has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pliny the Younger’s most popular book is The Letters of the Younger Pliny.

Books, Toys, Games and much more. Pliny the Younger: Selected Letters by Jo-Ann Shelton. Paperback The letters of Pliny the Younger contained in this volume provide intermediate and advanced Latin students insight into the political and social life of the early imperial period of Rome.

Pliny portrays himself as a generous Brand: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. The 'silver' Latin of Pliny is mercifully easy to read; and the selection of 50 letters gives you daily life in Ancient Rome in the first century A.D.

for a rich advocate, politician-cum-administrator, landowner and slaveowner, and - it would seem - poet and historian.4/4(1). Pliny, the Younger: Selected letters of Pliny / (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), also by Gerald Burton Allen (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Pliny, the Younger: Selected letters of Pliny, with notes for the use of schools, (Oxford, At the Clarendon press, ), also by Edward R.

Bernard, ed. by Constantine E. Prichard (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). The Letters of the Younger Pliny. Pliny (the Younger.) K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company, Limited, - pages.

0 Reviews. Page 80 - During dinner a book was read to him, and he made notes upon it as it went on. I remember one of his friends once stopping the reader, who had pronounced a word incorrectly, and making him repeat it.

In these letters to his friends and relations, Pliny the Younger, lawyer, author, and natural philosopher, provides a fascinating insight into Roman life in the period 97 to AD.

Part autobiography, part social history, they document the career and interests of a senator and leading imperial official whose friends include the historians Tacitus and Suetonius.

Selected letters of Pliny Item Preview remove-circle Selected letters of Pliny by Pliny, the Younger; Allen, Gerald Burton. Publication date Publisher Evidence reported by Internet Archive biblio tool for item selectedletterso00plinrich on Ma visible notice of copyright; stated date is Pages: A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 6.

Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 6. 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. Ruth Morello is Lecturer in Latin at the University of Manchester, and co-editor with A.

D. Morrison of Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography (). Also in collaboration with Roy Gibson, she is co-editor of Re-imagining Pliny the Younger (Arethusa special number A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 4.

Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 4. Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. There is a village near my property called Tifernum Tiberinum, which selected me as its patron when I was still almost a boy, and showed, by so doing, more affection than judgment.See all books authored by Pliny the Younger, including The Letters of the Younger Pliny, and The Historians of Ancient Rome, and more on Epistulae Selectae: Selected Letters Of Pliny.

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