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Published: 26 February 2009

432 Pages | one map; one house plan


ISBN: 9780199538942

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Complete Letters

Pliny the Younger
Translated by P. G. Walsh

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new translation into lively and attractive English by eminent scholar Peter Walsh, based on the Oxford Classical Text and drawing on the latest scholarship.
  • The introduction considers the political background to the letters, Pliny's career, the range of topics covered in the letters, and Pliny the man and his literary style.
  • Invaluable notes identify recipients and gloss allusions to historical events and terms.
  • Indexes to aspects of social life, Pliny's correspondents, and a general index.

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