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Pliny the Younger

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  • Pliny the Younger — Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, born Gaius Caecilius or Gaius Caecilius Cilo (61/63 ca. 113), better known as Pliny the Younger, was a lawyer, author, and natural philosopher of Ancient Rome. Pliny s uncle, Pliny the Elder, helped raise and… …   Wikipedia

  • Pliny the Younger — Pliny the Young|er (?61 113 AD) an ancient Roman politician and writer whose letters provide a detailed picture of Roman life at that time. He was the ↑nephew of Pliny the Elder …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pliny the Younger — Latin Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus born AD 61/62, Comum died с 113, Bithynia, Asia Minor Roman author and administrator. The nephew of Pliny the Elder, he practiced law and held official posts, including consul and head of the military and… …   Universalium

  • Pliny the Younger — noun Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62 113) • Syn: ↑Pliny, ↑Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • PLINY, THE YOUNGER —    nephew of the preceding, the friend of Trajan; filled various offices in the State; his fame rests on his Letters, of special interest to us for the account they give of the treatment of the early Christians and their manner of worship, as… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Pliny the Younger — n. (62 113 A.D.) nephew of Gaius Plinius Secundus, Roman writer and orator who was also a statesman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pliny the Elder — Gaius or Caius Plinius Secundus, (AD 23 – August 25, AD 79), better known as Pliny the Elder, was an ancient author, naturalist or natural philosopher and naval and military commander of some importance who wrote Naturalis Historia . He is known… …   Wikipedia

  • Pliny the Elder — Latin Gaius Plinius Secundus born AD 23, Novum Comum, Transpadane Gaul died Aug. 24, 79, Stabiae, near Mt. Vesuvius Roman scholar. Descended from a prosperous family, Pliny pursued a military career, held official positions (including procurator… …   Universalium

  • Pliny the Elder — Plin|y the El|der (23 79 AD) an ancient Roman writer who wrote Natural History, a very long book about plants, animals, minerals etc. He was killed when Mount ↑Vesuvius ↑erupted, and he was the ↑uncle of Pliny the Younger …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Agrippina the Younger — Julio Claudian dynasty caption=Roman aureus depicting Agrippina and Claudius, c. 50/54. Julia Agrippina; known as Agrippina Minor ( Latin for the ‘younger’ , Classical Latin: IVLIA•AGRIPPINA; from the year 50, called IVLIA•AVGVSTA•AGRIPPINA… …   Wikipedia

  • Quintus Servilius Caepio the Younger — was a Roman soldier and statesman. He was elected praetor in 91 BC, and fought for Rome during the Marsic Wars of the Italian Rebellion against Rome. His father was Quintus Servilius Caepio the Elder. Caepio married Livia Drusa, sister of Marcus… …   Wikipedia

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