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The art of Pliny"s letters

Ilaria Marchesi

The art of Pliny"s letters

a poetics of allusion in the private correspondence

by Ilaria Marchesi

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pliny, -- the Younger -- Correspondence -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Pliny, -- the Younger -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Allusions in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-271) and indexes.

    StatementIlaria Marchesi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6640 .M37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18565888M
    ISBN 109780521882279
    LC Control Number2008273771

    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 I The Letters of Pliny BOOK I I To Septicius Clarus 1. You have often urged me to collect and publish any letters of mine which were composed with some care. I have now made a collection, not keeping to the original order as I was not writing history, but taking them as they came to my hand.

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- B Letters Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed slightly to bring it into line with the most recent editions.

See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. The Art of Pliny's Letters: A Poetics of Allusion in the Private Correspondence - Kindle edition by Marchesi, Ilaria.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Art of Pliny's Letters: A Poetics of Allusion in the Private by: In this book on intertextuality in Pliny the Younger, Professor Marchesi invites an alternative reading of Pliny's collection of private epistles: the letters are examined as the product of an authorial strategy controlling both the rhetorical fabric Cited by: Pliny the Younger, Latin in full Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, (born 61/62 ce, Comum [Italy]—died c.

Bithynia, Asia Minor [now in Turkey]), Roman author and administrator who left a collection of private letters that intimately illustrated public and private life in the heyday of the Roman Empire. Born into a wealthy family and adopted by his uncle, Pliny the Elder, Pliny. Pliny the Younger: Letters - B Letters Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified.

The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed slightly to bring it into line with the most recent editions. In this book on intertextuality in Pliny the Younger, Professor Marchesi invites an alternative reading of Pliny's collection of private epistles: the letters are examined as the product of an authorial strategy controlling both the rhetorical fabric.

The Epistulae are later copies of a series of personal missives by Pliny the Younger directed to his friends and associates. These letters are a unique testimony of Roman administrative history and everyday life in the 1st century.

The style is very different from that in the Panegyricus, and some commentators maintain that Pliny initiated a new genre: the letter written for publication. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

While this book does contain a lot of first hand information about life in Imperial Rome - especially the legal system and the elaborate network of favors, obligations, and patronage in the Senatorial class - it's not especially readable, being a collection of letters written by Pliny (and, near the end, by the Emperor Trajan to Pliny)/5.

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In the letters included in his ten published books of epistles, Pliny mentions over 30 women by name, addresses letters to seven, and refers to well over 40 anonymous.

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Book 10 of Pliny the Younger‘s letters consist of his correspondence with the emperor Trajan when he was. Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians. Pliny's Letters are important as a social document of his times.

They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about his many friends, including Tacitus, Martial and Suetonius. 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.

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Book 1, Letter 3 Pliny is shocked that the people walk out in the middle of recitations. Literature was taken much more seriously in the time of the Emperor Claudius. Book 8, Letter Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, born Gaius Caecilius or Gaius Caecilius Cilo (61 – c.

), better known as Pliny the Younger (/ ˈ p l ɪ n i /), was a lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient 's uncle, Pliny the Elder, helped raise and educate him. Pliny the Younger wrote hundreds of letters, of which survive and are of great historical : Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, 61 AD, Como.

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) and indexes. Heres an interpretation of the two letters of Pliny the Younger to Tacitus, about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E. Black-and-white wood engravings by artist Barry Moser illustrate the grotesque images described in Plinys letters.

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