Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Gaius (Plinius Minor, Pliny the Younger)
(1,137 words)

b. AD 61/62;

d. AD 114;

Latin epistolary and panegyric writer.


Collection of letters; panegyric oration on the emperor Trajan (Traianus [1]).


The collection of letters is witnessed early, and comparative…

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Pausch, Dennis, “Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Gaius (Plinius Minor, Pliny the Younger)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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