Publisher: Penguin Classics; Reissue edition (August 30, 1963)
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offering a chain of attention-grabbing perspectives of Imperial Rome, The Letters of the more youthful Pliny additionally provide one of many fullest self-portraits to outlive from classical instances. Pliny's full of life and intensely own letters handle an surprising variety of themes, from a deeply relocating account of his uncle's dying within the eruption that engulfed Pompeii, to observations at the early Christians—"a determined type of cult carried to extravagant lengths"—from descriptions of daily life in Rome, with its scandals and lawsuits, to Pliny's existence within the country.For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts stronger via introductions and notes via individual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.