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Complete Letters


Συγγραφέας: Pliny the Younger
Εκδότης: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199538942
Σειρά βιβλίου: Oxford World's Classics
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 432
Διαστάσεις: 20x2x13
Γλώσσα Γραφής: english
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2009
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2009

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Complete Letters"

'Gaius Pliny sends greetings to his friend Septicius Clarus...' In these letters to his friends and relations, Pliny provides a fascinating insight into Roman life in the period 97 to 112 AD. Part autobiography, part social history, they document the career and interests of a senator and leading imperial official whose friends include the historians Tacitus and Suetonius. Pliny's letters cover a wide range of topics, from the contemporary political scene to domestic affairs, the educational system, the rituals and conduct of Roman religion, the treatment of slaves, and the phenomena of nature. He describes in vivid detail the eruption of Vesuvius which killed his uncle, and the daily routines of a well-to-do Roman in the courts, and at leisure, enjoying rural pursuits at his country estates. In the introduction to his lively and sympathetic new translation, P.G. Walsh examines the background to these often intimate and enthralling letters. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Pliny the Younger
Σειρά βιβλίου: Oxford World's Classics
ISBN: 9780199538942
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 12/02/2009
Εκδότης: Oxford University Press
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 432
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: english
Συντελεστές: Translated by: P. G. Walsh Emeritus Professor of Humanity (Latin), University of Glasgow
Τόπος έκδοσης: Oxford
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 300 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 20x2x13 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: one map; one house plan
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2009

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