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Plinius Secundus
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0178  Thursday, 25 January 2001

From:           John Velz <
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Date:           Wednesday, 24 Jan 2001 22:04:15 -0600
Subject:        Plinius Secundus

R.A. Cantrell asks

>Has anyone tried to put John Claymond's commentary on Pliny into
>Shakespeare's hands?  I think that Pliny was no more extraordinary than
>World Book Encyclopedia is today.

Claymond does not appear in the Index to Shakespeare and the Classical
Tradition . . .1660-1960 (1968), either sv. his name or s.v. Pliny,
which means that I did not encounter any such attempt as Mr. Cantrell
asks about in my research for that book I have made a start on a
supplement 1961-2001, which has so far not turned up any references to
Claymond.  But my work on this supplement is very partial.  I will be
grateful to anyone who has information about scholarship on Sh and Pliny
published since 1960 and who is willing to pass it on to me.  One uses
all resources in the sort of sweep I am attempting.


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