a friend of the younger Pliny, who has addressed several of his letters to him; one on the death of Martial, another respecting the health of Fannia, &c. (Ep.
2.13, 3.21, 6.8, 7.8, 19). Pliny himself nowhere in the letters mentions his gentile name, but we find him called in the superscription of one of the letters, Cornelius Priscus :
if this superscription is correct, he is probably the same as the Cornelius Priscus, who was consul in A. D. 93 [see below]. Some modern writers, among whom is Heineccius, thinks that the Priscus to whom Pliny wrote is the same as the jurist Neratius Priscus, who lived under Trajan and Hadrian, and who was, therefore, a contemporary of Pliny. [NERATIUS.]