The Complete Letters of Pliny the Younger (unabridged)

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The Complete Letters of Pliny the Younger

Read by Russell Bentley with Ben Onwukwe


The extant letters of Pliny, written between AD 97 and 112, give us a unique insight into Imperial Rome under the early Antonine emperors. Organised into 10 books, the letters reflect a wide range of topics, mirroring Pliny’s own public and private interests. Among many other subjects, the letters also include an eye-witness account of the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, with the final book containing the exchange of letters between the writer (whose career culminated as Governor of Bithynia) and the emperor Trajan.

A fascinating document of the career and interests of a politician and imperial official.

  • Running Time: 14 h 25 m

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    Digital ISBN:978-1-78198-415-4
    Cat. no.:NA0551
    Produced by:Chris Barstow for Tall Story Audiobooks at The Perfumery
    Translated by:J.B. Firth (updated)
    Released:September 22
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