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Gaius Plinius Secundus (23 AD – August 25, 79 AD), better known as Pliny the Elder, was a Roman author, naturalist, and natural philosopher, as well as naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and personal friend of the emperor Vespasian.

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The unicorn is a legendary animal that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. The unicorn was depicted in ancient seals of the Indus Valley Civilization and was mentioned by the ancient Greeks in accounts of natural history by various writers, including Ctesias, Strabo, Pliny the Younger, and Aelian. The Bible also describes an animal, the re'em, which some translations have rendered with the word unicorn. In…

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This causes a line around the block! Pub draft only, VERY limited distribution locally and to distributors on draft only, seasonal- released at our pub the first Friday of February and is available for just 2 weeks, available at select accounts during February. http://russianriverbrewing.com/brews/pliny-the-younger/

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Pliny the Younger - Currently the number one beer on Beer Advocate. This is a white whale if there has ever been one. The supply demand ratio makes even getting to try this beer an accomplishment.

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from About.com Education

Pliny the Younger's Letters About Pliny the Elder and the Volcano

Pliny the Younger recalls the events of his uncle and adoptive father Pliny the Elder at Pompeii when Mt. Vesuvius erupted.

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from About.com Education

Pliny the Younger's Letters About Pliny the Elder and the Volcano

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from Russian River Brewing Company

Pliny the Elder Short Sleeve Ash Gray T-Shirt

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