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Pliny's Letters (Hardcover)

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1872. Pliny the younger witnessed the great eruption of Vesuvius. In the following year he commenced practice as an advocate in Rome. For a short time he served as a military tribune in Syria. Returning to Rome, he was made Quaestor and then Paretor. He was also Consul. Contents: Pliny's Early Days-Sketch of the Reigns of Vespasian and Titus-Pliny the Elder; In the Great Eruption of Vesuvius; Reign of Terror-Domitian's Last Days-Banishment of the Philosophers; The New Age-Vengeance on the Informers-The Great Provincial Trials; The Roman Bar-Pliny's Practice in the Court of the Hundred; Men of Letters at Rome; Public Readings; Comum, Pliny's Birthplace-His Lively Interest in Its Welfare; Pliny's Family and Friends; Country Life-Pliny's Villas; Pliny in His Province; and Pliny's Opinions and Habits. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548008263
SKU 205821572
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548008264
Release Date 10/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0180
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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