Pliny the younger sentence example

pliny the younger
  • The classics, " as low as Tacitus, Pliny the Younger and Juvenal," had been long familiar.
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  • Amongst private persons who owned villas at Praeneste were Pliny the younger and Symmachus.
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  • The Letters of C. Plinius Caecilius Secundus or Pliny the Younger (61-c. 115), though they do not contradict the representation of Tacitus and Juvenal regarded as an exposure of the political degradation and moral corruption of prominent individuals and classes, do much to modify the pervadingly tragic and sombre character of their representation.
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  • It is quite possible that she was the Rectina whom Pliny the elder wished to assist during the disaster of Vesuvius, for her husband, Voconius Romanus, was an intimate friend of Pliny the younger.
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