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Re: pliny maior et minor



On Saturday 13 Nov 2004 22:48, David Marjanovic wrote:
> Ah, Secundus is the cognomen. That explains it.
>
> > and I believe the relation was grandparent/grandchild, not
> > parent/child; however I have not at my fingertips THAT
> > documentation.
>
> Weren't they uncle and nephew?

Yes. Pliny the elder was maternal uncle of Pliny the younger.

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