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The Letters of Pliny : A Historical and Social Commentary - A. N. Sherwin-White

The Letters of Pliny

A Historical and Social Commentary

Hardcover Published: 28th November 1985
ISBN: 9780198144359
Number Of Pages: 824

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This comprehensive general commentary on the nine books of the younger Pliny's private letters--which cover nearly aspect of Roman life except warfare--offers a self-contained discussion of each letter or group of associated letters and their rich array of information about the author's social, political, and legal life and times.

Prefacep. v
Abbreviationsp. xi
Bibliographical Summariesp. xv
General Introduction to the Private Lettersp. 1
Bibliographyp. 23
Commentary on Books I-Ixp. 85
Introduction to Book Xp. 525
Bibliographyp. 528
Commentary on Book X: The Textp. 556
The Personal Inscriptions of Plinyp. 732
The Consular Fasti, 94-117p. 734
General List of Contemporary Personsp. 738
The Date of Pliny's Praetorshipp. 763
The Early Persecutions and Roman Lawp. 772
Indexp. 789
Index of Disputed Readings in Pliny's Text Discussed in the Commentaryp. 806
Index of Greek Termsp. 807
Index of Passages in Other Authors Specially Discussedp. 808
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ISBN: 9780198144359
ISBN-10: 0198144350
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 824
Published: 28th November 1985
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 14.2  x 5.3
Weight (kg): 0.98