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    • The Letters of Pliny the Younger

    • By: John B. Firth - translator, Pliny
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pliny the Younger (61 CE-c. 113 CE) was a well-connected official in the Rome of the first century, and it is through his ten Books of Letters that we have one of the liveliest and most informal pictures of the period. As a lawyer and magistrate, he rose through the senate to become consul in AD 100 and therefore corresponded with leading figures including the historian Tacitus, the biographer Suetonius, the philosophers Artemidorus and Euphrates the Stoic and, most notably, Emperor Trajan.

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    • By mohadcheridi on 07-03-17

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