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Panegyrici Latini
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The so-called PL are made up of eleven jointly transmitted Latin orations to emperors and Pliny's [2] speech of thanks to Trajan (which is prefixed as a classical model and the only one with an independent transmission). The eleven orations were given on various occasions in Gaul between 289 and AD 389, most of them in the presence of an Augustus or a Caesar (Tetrarchy; Pan. Lat. 7 before  Maximianus [1] and Constantinus [1] I). Some orators are known by name: Eumenius (first a te…

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Dingel, Joachim (Hamburg), “Panegyrici Latini”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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