Definition of Pliny the Younger

1. Noun. Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113).

Exact synonyms: Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Pliny
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



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Plevna
Plexiglas
Plicatoperipatus
Plicatoperipatus jamaicensis
Plimmer's bodies
Plimsoll line
Plimsoll mark
Plimsoll marks
Plinian
Plinian eruption
Plinko
Pliny
Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Younger (current term)
Pliocene
Pliocene epoch
Plip
Plips
Ploceidae
Ploceus
Ploceus philippinus
Plotinian
Plotinic
Plotinist
Plotinists
Plotinus
Plott hound
Plotz bacillus

Literary usage of Pliny the Younger

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1. A history of the Romans under the empire by Charles Merivale (1865)
"Memoirs and correspondence— Pliny the younger.—Interest attaching to his letters. ... Pliny the younger.—Villas of the nobility. — The Laurentine and Tuscan ..."

2. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1825)
"Pontius Pilate.—2. Suetonius.— 3. Tacitus. — 4. Pliny the younger. — 5. ... Pliny the younger and Trajan. — 3. Celsus. — 4. Lucian.— 5. ..."

3. The Classics, Greek & Latin: The Most Celebrated Works of Hellenic and Roman by Marion Mills Miller (1910)
"394; friend of Vespasian, 396; Pliny the Younger on, 398; on lightning, viii. 185n. Pluto, god of hell: wounded by Hercules, G. i. ..."

4. Wanderings in the Roman Campagna by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1909)
"CHAPTER VI THE LAND OF Pliny the Younger AND THE LAND OF NEUO PLINY the Younger ranks next to Cicero in popularity as a writer, although it is not clear to ..."

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