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A selection from Pliny"s letters

Pliny the Younger

A selection from Pliny"s letters

with notes, maps, and plan

by Pliny the Younger

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Published by Rivingtons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H.R. Heatley ...
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17436564M
OCLC/WorldCa24784526

Pliny the Younger's letters were discovered in the 16th century. Wrath of the Gods. A few years after the event, Pliny wrote a friend, Cornelius Tacitus, describing the happenings of late August 79 AD when the eruption of Vesuvius obliterated Pompeii, killed his . Full text of "Memoirs of Pliny Earle, M.D., with extracts from his diary and letters () and selections from his professional writings ()" See other formats.

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PLINY THE ELDER (GAIUS PLINIUS SECUNDUS)(b. Como, Italy, 23/24 CE; d. near Pompeii, Italy, 79 CE)natural history. For the original article on Pliny see DSB, see vol. Pliny’s Natural History is an extraordinarily important document in the history of Western science. Discover how an obscure series of 20 Italian cookbooks, bound in cardboard, inspired two New Yorkers to make short documentary film about their love of Italian cooking. Our mission is to make it easy for customers to discover and buy the books, fine art and collectables that they love.


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A great selection of letters from Pliny. The grammar and vocabulary help is wonderful. This is a good text for a first time into Literature after completing a grammar course. The teacher would need to supplement the history and context on the letters, that is the only thing lacking in this book.5/5(1).

A Selection from Pliny's Letters: With Notes, Maps, and Plan Paperback – March 2, by Pliny (Author) › Visit Amazon's Pliny Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

Author: Pliny. Buy Pliny's Natural History (A Selection) (): NHBS - Pliny the Elder and John F Healey, Penguin Booksbook reviews and letters. Subscriptions from £30 per year. Go to British Wildlife About this book. The world's first natural history book still.

Get this from a library. A selection from Pliny's letters with notes, maps, and plan. [Pliny, the Younger.]. The Letters of Pliny the Younger This site contains a selection of letters by Pliny the Younger, which I used in teaching Latin (The World of Pliny the Younger) at Bates College in Maine.

An Index Arranged by Book and Letter Number to All the Letters on this Site. GAIUS PLINIUS CAECILIUS SECUNDUS, usually known as Pliny the Younger, was born at Como in 62 A. He was only eight years old when his father Caecilius died, and he was adopted by his uncle, the elder Pliny, author of the Natural History.

A Selection from Pliny's Letters; With Notes, Maps, and Plan. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

Purchasers can download a free. A great selection of letters from Pliny. The grammar and vocabulary help is wonderful. This is a good text for a first time into Literature after completing a grammar course.

The teacher would need to supplement the history and context on the letters, that is the only thing lacking in this book/5(3). Pliny the Younger (61/ CE): Selected Letters, c CE. and the correspondence between Trajan and himself, which forms the last part of the present selection, is of a high degree of interest, both on account of the subjects discussed and for the light thrown upon the characters of the two men.

The letters, on which today his fame. Pliny the Younger refers to Tacitus’s reliance upon his uncle's book, the History of the German Wars. Pliny the Elder died in AD 79 in Stabiae while attempting the rescue of a friend and his family by ship from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which had already destroyed the cities of Pompeii and en: Pliny the Younger (nephew, later adopted.

The author’s historical novel–as she calls it–is actually less a novel than a series of cleverly fabricated messages from a wife to her husband. The true seed from which the narrative grows is a handful of real letters by Pliny the Younger, a second-century Roman statesman and writer, to his third wife Calpurnia.

Full text of "Letters. With an English translation by William Melmoth, rev. by W.M.L. Hutchinson" See other formats. 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 Penguin Classics edition More.

Originally published inthis book contains a selection of essays by the English man of letters and politician Joseph Addison (). The essays were selected from The Spectator, the magazine founded by Addison and Richard Steele, which ran from to An editorial introduction Pages: The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is a work by Pliny the is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire to the modern day and purports to cover all ancient knowledge.

The work's subject area is thus not limited to what is today understood by natural history; Pliny himself defines his scope as "the natural world, or life".Author: Pliny the Elder.

Shuddering to Remember This post belongs to a serialized translation and commentary of Pliny the Younger’s letters ( and ) to the historian Tacitus about the eruption of Mount Ves. This is a fascinating book, yet is only a selection and a small one at that of Pliny's great work.

My ideal Natural History would therefore be for Penguin to publish all thirty-seven volumes, yet with copious footnotes so as to learn the accuracy of what Pliny says and understand those things that he may have taken for granted/5(46).

Pliny the Elder has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pliny the Elder’s most popular book is Natural History: A Selection. YOUR request that I would send you an account of my uncle’s death, in order to transmit a more exact relation of it to posterity, deserves my acknowledgments; for, if this accident shall be celebrated by your pen, the glory of it, I am well assured, will be rendered for ever illustrious.

And notwithstanding he perished by a misfortune, which, as it involved at the same time a most. Note 3. A feast held in honour of the god Saturn, which began on the 19th of December, and continued, as some say, for seven days.

It was a time of general rejoicing, particularly among the slaves, who had at this season the privilege of taking great liberties with their masters. [back.Someone must keep the civil administrative machine working, and it is the Plinys of all times and places who form a civil bureaucracy to carry on while governments come and go.

The nine books of the personal letters, carefully selected and arranged by Pliny himself, were certainly published in his lifetime and before he went out to Bithynia. A selection of the most viewed stories this week on the Monitor's website. Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends.

His fame today is based on the collections of letters.