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Pliny the Younger
Book III, letter 5, 10, referring to Pliny the Elder. - Letters
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Book VII, letter 27. - Letters
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Book IX, letter 26, 1. - Letters

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Bio: Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, born Gaius Caecilius or Gaius Caecilius Cilo, better known as Pliny the Younger, was a lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient Rome. Pliny's uncle, Pliny the Elder, helped raise and educate him. They were both witnesses to the eruption of Vesuvius on 24 August 79 AD.

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