C. Plinius Caecilius
dicamus non inter magnifica basilicam Pauli columnis e Phrygibus mirabilem?
Should we not mention among our truly noble buildings the Basilica of Paulus, so remarkable for its columns from Phrygia?
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from C. Plinius Caecilius: Natural History (Volume X. Books 36-37), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 419, translated by D.E. Eichholz, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1962, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.