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Pliny the Younger (61/2–c. 113 A.D.)

Pliny the Younger (Caius Publius Cecilius Secundus, Minor) (plin’ē). A Roman orator, nephew of Pliny the Elder; born at Comum, A.D. 61; died about 113. Of his writings one oration is extant, ‘The Panegyric,’ addressed to the emperor Trajan on the occasion of Pliny’s investiture with the insignia of the consulship; and his ‘Letters,’ including the correspondence with Trajan while Pliny was proprætor of Bithynia. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).