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Calpurnia


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Third wife of Pliny the Younger, whom she accompanied to Bithynia. She was granddaughter of Calpurnius Fabatus, to whom Pliny excused her miscarriage on grounds of her youth and inexperience. His affectionate letters to her established the theme of conjugal love in Latin literature.

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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