The Letters of the Younger Pliny (Penguin Classics)

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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 sort of cult carried to extravagant lengths"—from descriptions of everyday life in Rome, with its scandals and court cases, to Pliny's life in the country.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Pliny (c. AD 61-113), a prominent lawyer and administrator, was also a prolific letter-writer.

Betty Radice was an honorary fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford and vice-president of the Classical Association. She was a renowned translator of both Latin and Greek.

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Pliny the Younger
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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1976. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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 prominent lawyer and administrator, Pliny was also a prolific letter-writer, who numbered among his correspondents such eminent figures as Tacitus, Suetonius and the Emperor Trajan, as well as a wide circle of friends and family. His 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 sort of cult carried to extravagant lengths - from descriptions of everyday life in Rome, with its scandals and court cases, to Pliny s life in the country.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. 61-113), better known as Pliny the Younger, and nephew of Pliny the Elder, was born in Como, Italy. Beginning his career at the bar when he was eighteen, Pliny managed to emerge unscathed from Domitian s reign of terror , even being appointed an official at the treasury. In 103 he was awarded a priesthood in recognition of his distinguished public service, and was prominent in several major prosecutions. His nine books of personal letters were selected by Pliny himself and published during his lifetime, while his official correspondence with Trajan was published as a tenth book after his death and contains a celebrated exchange of letters on the early Christians.If you enjoyed The Letters of the Younger Pliny, you might like Tacitus The Annals of Imperial Rome, also available in Penguin Classics. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780140441277

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Younger Pliny
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Younger Pliny
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Pliny the Younger
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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1976. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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 prominent lawyer and administrator, Pliny was also a prolific letter-writer, who numbered among his correspondents such eminent figures as Tacitus, Suetonius and the Emperor Trajan, as well as a wide circle of friends and family. His 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 sort of cult carried to extravagant lengths - from descriptions of everyday life in Rome, with its scandals and court cases, to Pliny s life in the country.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. 61-113), better known as Pliny the Younger, and nephew of Pliny the Elder, was born in Como, Italy. Beginning his career at the bar when he was eighteen, Pliny managed to emerge unscathed from Domitian s reign of terror , even being appointed an official at the treasury. In 103 he was awarded a priesthood in recognition of his distinguished public service, and was prominent in several major prosecutions. His nine books of personal letters were selected by Pliny himself and published during his lifetime, while his official correspondence with Trajan was published as a tenth book after his death and contains a celebrated exchange of letters on the early Christians.If you enjoyed The Letters of the Younger Pliny, you might like Tacitus The Annals of Imperial Rome, also available in Penguin Classics. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780140441277

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Pliny the Younger (Author); Radice, Betty (Translator); Radice, Betty (Introduction by)
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The Younger Pliny
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Pliny
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Descripción Penguin Books, 1963. Estado de conservación: New. 1963. Reissue. Paperback. Presents the author's personal letters that address a range of topics, from an account of his uncle's death in the eruption that engulfed Pompeii, to observations on the early Christians from descriptions of everyday life in Rome, with its scandals and court cases, to his life in the country. Translator(s): Radice, Late Betty. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; BGH; DNF; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 46. Weight in Grams: 240. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780140441277

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1976. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. 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 prominent lawyer and administrator, Pliny was also a prolific letter-writer, who numbered among his correspondents such eminent figures as Tacitus, Suetonius and the Emperor Trajan, as well as a wide circle of friends and family. His 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 sort of cult carried to extravagant lengths - from descriptions of everyday life in Rome, with its scandals and court cases, to Pliny s life in the country.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. 61-113), better known as Pliny the Younger, and nephew of Pliny the Elder, was born in Como, Italy. Beginning his career at the bar when he was eighteen, Pliny managed to emerge unscathed from Domitian s reign of terror , even being appointed an official at the treasury. In 103 he was awarded a priesthood in recognition of his distinguished public service, and was prominent in several major prosecutions. His nine books of personal letters were selected by Pliny himself and published during his lifetime, while his official correspondence with Trajan was published as a tenth book after his death and contains a celebrated exchange of letters on the early Christians.If you enjoyed The Letters of the Younger Pliny, you might like Tacitus The Annals of Imperial Rome, also available in Penguin Classics. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780140441277

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