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❮Reading❯ ➸ The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny ➰ Author Daisy Dunn – Spectekhnika.pro When Pliny the Elder perished at Stabiae during the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 he left behind an enormous compendium of knowledge his 37 volume Natural History and a teenaged nephew who revered himWhen Pliny the Elder perished at Stabiae during the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 he left behind an enormous compendium of knowledge his 37 volume Natural History and a teenaged nephew who revered him as a father Grieving his loss Pliny the Younger inherited the Elder's notebooks filled with pearls of wisdom and his legacy At its heart The Shadow of Vesuvius is a literary biography of the younger man who would grow up to become a lawyer senator poet collector of villas and chronicler of the Roman Empire from the dire days of terror under Emperor Domitian to the gentler times of Emperor Trajan A biography that will appeal to lovers of Mary Beard books it is also a moving narrative about the profound influence of a father figure on his adopted son Interweaving the younger Pliny's Letters with extracts from the Elder's Natural History Daisy Dunn paints a vivid compelling portrait of two of antiuity's greatest minds.

When Pliny the Elder perished at Stabiae during the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 he left behind an enormous compendium of knowledge his 37 volume Natural History and a teenaged nephew who revered him as a father Grieving his loss Pliny the Younger inherited the Elder's notebooks filled with pearls of wisdom and his legacy At its heart The Shadow of Vesuvius is a literary biography of the younger man who would grow up to become a lawyer senator poet collector of villas and chronicler of the Roman Empire from the dire days of terror under Emperor Domitian to the gentler times of Emperor Trajan A biography that will appeal to lovers of Mary Beard books it is also a moving narrative about the profound influence of a father figure on his adopted son Interweaving the younger Pliny's Letters with extracts from the Elder's Natural History Daisy Dunn paints a vivid compelling portrait of two of antiuity's greatest minds.

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  1. Aran Joseph Canes Aran Joseph Canes says:

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    Epub Daisy Dunn ¹ The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny Kindle ☆ of ¹ shadow kindle, vesuvius: mobile, life download, pliny ebok, The Shadow mobile, of Vesuvius: download, of Vesuvius: A Life pdf, Shadow of Vesuvius: pdf, Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life kindle, The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny PDFDaisy Dunn's meticulous scholarship crafts a nuanced portrait of a renowned Roman Senator and the times in which he lived While I had three years of Latin in High School I have neither the interest nor time to study all of the original texts and historical co


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