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The anxieties of Pliny, the Younger

by Stanley E. Hoffer

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Pliny, the Younger.,
    • Letter writing, Latin -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Latin letters -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, Latin -- Biography.,
    • Lawyers -- Rome -- Biography.,
    • Rome -- History -- Domitian, 81-96 -- Biography.,
    • Rome -- History -- Trajan, 98-117 -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-240) and index.

      StatementStanley E. Hoffer.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesAmerican classical studies ;, no. 43
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6640 .H64 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 250 p. ;
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL38848M
      ISBN 100788505653
      LC Control Number99027448

        "Pliny the Younger: Complete Letters," by P.G. Walsh (Cains) The letters of Pliny the Younger: Dispatches from a dying Pompeii The letters of . Introduction. of Pliny’s 1 imply that these two people, at any rate, knew his work before Symmachus and Sidonius. 2 In the writings of the Middle Ages he leaves no trace.. Note on the Text. The text of Books I to IX of the Letters rests on three manuscript traditions, the 9-book, the book and the 8-book, known as α, β, γ in the Oxford text and as X, Z, Y in the text of S. E. Stout.

      The Anxieties of Pliny, the Younger. Atlanta: Scholars Press, Finds evidence in Pliny’s letters of conscious and unconscious tension in the writer’s upper-class Roman life. Sherwin-White. The experienced robbers planned to target the single bank, which held the hard-earned money of the townsfolk. Jesse and Frank James and the Younger brothers had never experienced defeat. During a wild gun battle that raged between the outlaws and the bankmen up and down the town’s main street, two unarmed townsfolk were murdered.

      (On Pliny the Younger by Jeffery Jay Lowder) Books. Betty Radice, Letters of the Younger Pliny (Viking Press ) Betty Radice, Pliny Letters and Panegyricus (Harvard Univ Pr ) P.L. Chambers, Pliny the Younger's Character as Revealed Through His Letters () Stanley E. Hoffer, The Anxieties of Pliny the Younger (American Philological.   Stanley Hoffer, The Anxieties of Pliny the Younger (Oxford University Press, ) William Johnson, Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire: A .


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The the Younger book aim of this book is to use the descriptions provided by Pliny to acquire a better understanding of what behavior was admired in Roman women of this period, and to consider how the concept of the model Roman woman is constructed in Pliny. Category: Literary Criticism Pliny The Younger.

Pliny the Younger was born in Novum Comum (Como, Northern Italy) around 61 AD, the son of Lucius Caecilius Cilo, born there, and his wife Plinia Marcella, a sister of Pliny the Elder.

He was the grandson of Senator and landowner Gaius Caecilius, revered his uncle, Pliny the Elder (who at this time was extremely famous around the Roman Empire), and provided sketches of how his uncle worked on Born: Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, 61 AD, Como.

Pliny the Younger's nine-book Epistles is a masterpiece of Roman prose. Often mined as a historical and pedagogical sourcebook, this collection of 'private' letters is now finding recognition as a rich and rewarding work in its own right. The second book is a typically varied yet taut suite of miniatures, including among its twenty letters the 5/5(1).

A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 6. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 6. Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. I want a friend to second my desires and share my labours and anxieties.

Julius Naso is seeking office, and there are a number of excellent candidates. It will be a splendid thing for. Pliny the Younger who lived c. AD, left a large collection of letters, thanks to which we know him better than almost any other Roman.

He is best known as witness to the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 that destroyed Pompeii, and for his dealings with the early Christians when a regional governor. He was not an emperor or general, but a famous lawyer of his time specialising in private finance. Stanley E.

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Chambers, Pliny the Younger’s Character as Revealed Through His Letters () Stanley E. Hoffer, The Anxieties of Pliny the Younger (American Philological Association ) Recommended Books for the Study of Early Christian Writings Information on Pliny the Younger. Pliny the Younger wrote a letter to the emperor in order to find out.

His most recent and third Roman book was a biography of Pliny the Younger, covering among other things his political concerns and anxieties, his literary style and his relationship with women: Pliny the Younger: A life in Roman Letters, published in November by Bloomsbury Academic.

"Epistles" by Pliny the Younger, Book I. 20, 2 Copy quote Let us strive the more earnestly therefore to lengthen out our span of life-- life that is poured out like water and falls as the leaf-- if not by action (the means to which lie in another's power), yet in any case by study and research; and since it is not granted us to live long, let.

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The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed slightly to bring it into line with the most recent editions. The Younger Pliny was born in 61 or 62 CE, the son of Lucius Caecilius of Comum (Como) and the Elder Pliny's was educated at home and then in Rome under Quintilian.

He was at Misenum at the time of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 (described in two famous letters) when the Elder Pliny died. About this Item: Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells [colophon: typis Edmundi Fry], Londini, Pliny the Younger's letters, much admired for their detailed descriptions of Rome in the first century a.d., appear here edited by scholar and philologist Henry Homer, whose works the DNB (online) notes are "all remarkable for the accuracy and elegance of the typography.".

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ITEM_BARCODE OCLC Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call number PAE5 M4 Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II External-identifierPages: The Younger Pliny was born in 61 or 62 CE, the son of Lucius Caecilius of Comum (Como) and the Elder Pliny’s sister.

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Hoffer, Stanley E. Introduction to The Anxieties of Pliny the Younger, pp. 1– Atlanta: Scholars Press,