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The letters of Pliny the Younger literally translated, with notes by Pliny the Younger

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Published by D. McKay in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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StatementMelmoth"s translation, revised by Bosanquest.
SeriesHandy literal translations
ContributionsMelmoth, William, 1710?-1799, Bosanquest, Frederick Charles Tindal.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (407 p.);
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22594570M

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike United States License. An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system. BOOK TEN. LETTER TO THE EMPEROR TRAJAN. IT is a rule, Sir, which I inviolably observe, to refer myself to you in all my doubts; for who is more capable of guiding my uncertainty or informing my ignorance? Having never been present at any trials of the Christians, I am unacquainted with the method and limits to be observed either in. C. PLINIVS CAECILIVS SECVNDVS (63 – c. A.D.) EPISTVLARVM LIBRI DECEM. Liber I: Liber II Liber III: Liber IV: Liber V: Liber VI: Liber VII: Liber VIII: Liber IX. Pliny the Younger, or Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, was the nephew and adopted son of Pliny the Elder, the author of the famous and importantly influential Natural History in thirty-seven.