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- Novum Comum (Como)
- NE Italy
Publius Caecilius Secundus
- Pliny’s guardian
- respected elder statesman
- refused 3 times to become emperor
new name when uncle adopted him
C. Plinius Caecilius Secundus
uncle known as...
Pliny the Elder
Pliny’s teacher and what he taught
- taught public speaking and composition
public career office positions
- 89AD- quaestor
- 91AD- tribune of people
- 93AD- praetor
- chief of various treasury bureaus
- 1st in military office
- 1st in state treasury
- age 39 consul
Roman emperor who Pliny though was excellent public servant
3rd wife- Caipurnia
how does his letters differ from Cicero?
letters are comprised with eye to publication instead of strictly private
what do his letters provide readers?
glimpses of life in early empire
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