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Plinius Secundus, Gaius (Plinius Maior, Pliny the Elder)
(1,153 words)

b. AD 23/24 in Novum Comum (Como);

d. 24 August AD 79 in Stabiae during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius; versatile Roman writer, author of an extensive natural history.

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Ihm, Sibylle, “Plinius Secundus, Gaius (Plinius Maior, Pliny the Elder)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0177>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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