3 edition of The letters of the Younger Pliny found in the catalog.
The letters of the Younger Pliny
Pliny the Younger
|Statement||first series. Translated, with an introductory essay, by John B. Firth.|
|Contributions||Firth, John Benjamin, 1868-1943.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 29-259 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||259|
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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(26). 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/5(63). 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.
A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 1. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 1. 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.
While this book does contain a lot of first hand information about life in Imperial Rome - especially the legal system and the elaborate network of favors, obligations, and patronage in the Senatorial class - it's not especially readable, being a collection of letters written /5.