Pliny the Younger Quotes

Pliny the Younger (circa 61 – 113), born Gaius Caecilius, was a lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient Rome. Pliny’s uncle, Pliny the Elder, helped raise and educate him. Pliny the Younger wrote hundreds of letters, of which 247 survive and are of great historical value. Some are addressed to reigning emperors or to notables such as the historian Tacitus. Pliny served as an imperial magistrate under Trajan. During his time in Syria Pliny also came into contact with other well-known men of the period, including the philosophers Artemidorus and Euphrates the Stoic.

One Journey Quotations

Quotes by Pliny the Younger…