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Pliny1 British & World English

(23-79), Roman statesman and scholar; Latin name Gaius Plinius Secundus; known as Pliny the Elder. His Natural History (77) is a vast encyclopedia of the natural and human worlds. He died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius

Pliny2 British & World English

(Circa 61-circa 112), Roman senator and writer, nephew of Pliny the Elder; Latin name Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus; known as Pliny the Younger. He is noted for his books of letters which deal with both public and private affairs and which include a description of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79

Pliny New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(23–79), Roman statesman and scholar; Latin name Gaius Plinius Secundus; known as Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Elder in Pliny1 British & World English

(23-79), Roman statesman and scholar; Latin name Gaius Plinius Secundus; known as Pliny the Elder. His Natural History (77) is a vast encyclopedia of the natural and human worlds. He died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius

Pliny the Elder in Pliny New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(23–79), Roman statesman and scholar; Latin name Gaius Plinius Secundus; known as Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Younger in Pliny2 British & World English

(Circa 61-circa 112), Roman senator and writer, nephew of Pliny the Elder; Latin name Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus; known as Pliny the Younger. He is noted for his books of letters which deal with both public and private affairs and which include a description of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79

Pliny the Younger in Pliny New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(c.61–c.112), Roman senator and writer; Latin name Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus; known as Pliny the Younger