Pliny the Elder – Roman literature and Pompeii

By |2018-04-25T10:21:05-08:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Literature, Romans|

Mt. Vesuvius Pliny the Elder was a very rich man from one of the most important families in the Roman Empire. He lived during the end of the Julio-Claudians and into the Flavian period, and he died in 79 AD. Unlike other people in his family, Pliny was not very interested in politics. He became an admiral [...]