Reading the Letters of Pliny the Younger

Reading the Letters of Pliny the Younger

An Introduction

Morello, Ruth (University of Manchester); Gibson, Roy K. (University of Manchester)

Cambridge University Press

01/2016

364

Mole

Inglês

9780521603799

15 a 20 dias

This is the first general introduction to Pliny's Letters published in any language, combining close readings with broader context.
Introduction; 1. Reading a life: Letters, Book 1; 2. Reading a book: Letters, Book 6; 3. Epistolary models: Cicero and Seneca; 4. Pliny's elders and betters: the Elder Pliny, Vestricius Spurinna, Corellius Rufus, Verginius Rufus; 5. Pliny's peers: reading for the addressee; 6. Otium: how to manage leisure; 7. Reading the Villa Letters: 9.7, 2.17, 5.6; 8. The grand design: how to read a collection; Appendix 1. A Pliny timeline, and the great Comum inscription; Appendix 2. Letters 1-9: catalogue of contents and addressees; Appendix 3. Popular topics in the Letters: bibliographical help; Appendix 4. Index of main characters in the Letters.
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