1 known as Pliny the Elder. Latin name Gaius Plinius Secundus. 23--79 a.d., Roman writer, the author of the encyclopedic Natural History (77)
2 his nephew, known as Pliny the Younger. Latin name Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus. ?62--?113 a.d., Roman writer and administrator, noted for his letters
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