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Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder

Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history

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It was so-called by Pliny the Elder because it was reputed to repel fleas (pulex is Latin for flea).
Nero is dead, Vesuvius has devastated the land, and prominent Roman lawyer and author Pliny the Younger has become entangled in another murder, in Fortune's Fool, Bell's sixth fast-paced, erudite Roman-era mystery.
For intermediate Latin learners, Shelton presents 30 letters by first-century Roman writer Pliny the Younger, with footnotes on grammar and other textual matters, and a glossary in the end matter.
By contextualising the relevant passages from Leviticus (Chapters 15, 18, and 20), Pliny the Elder (23-79 ce), and Aristotle (384-22 bce), we can observe what historian David Biale has termed 'procreative theology'.
The Arabs added olive oil, while Pliny the Elder talked of a soap made with goats tallow and ashes.
7 ROMAN writer and naturalist Pliny the Elder was a fan of figs and said: "This fruit invigorates the young, improves the health of the aged, and retards the formation of wrinkles.
Construction of a tourist pavilion and swimming pool in the tourist park Pliny Tongeren.
In a poll conducted annually by Zymurgy Magazine, the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership voted Russian River Brewing Company's Pliny the Elder the "Best Commercial Beer in America" for the sixth year running.
Judas of Nazareth: How the Greatest Teacher of First-Century Israel Was Replaced by a Literary Creation is for any collection strong in either new age for alternative Christianity, and here provides a survey that uses the histories of Josephus, Tacitus, Pliny and the Dead Sea Scrolls to argue that the "Jesus" of the Bible was actually a composite of peoples.
When Ann Buffum married Edward Earle, a cousin of Pliny Earle, he was a powerful figure, owner of a carding factory, state representative, member of the Board of Aldermen and School Committee.
DEATH IN THE ASHES - A FOURTH CASE FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF PLINY THE YOUNGER provides a satisfying story set a few years after the eruption of Mt.
Vesuvius, where he lost his adoptive father and mentor, Pliny the Younger is asked by his friend Aurelia to help her husband Calpurnius, who has been accused of murder in Naples.
Pliny Herrera, spokesman for the cement company, said that the new plant is to be built in the San Gabriel Buena Vista farm, in San Juan Sacatepequez, and will have an installed capacity for annual production of 2.