1. Pliny's thanksgiving: an introduction to the Panegyricus Paul Roche; 2. Self-fashioning in the Panegyricus Carlos F. Norena; 3. The Panegyricus and the monuments of Rome Paul Roche; 4. The Panegyricus and rhetorical theory D. C. Innes; 5. Ciceronian praise as a step towards Pliny's Panegyricus Gesine Manuwald; 6. Contemporary contexts Bruce Gibson; 7. Politics and the sublime in the Panegyricus G. O. Hutchinson; 8. Down the pan: historical exemplarity in the Panegyricus John Henderson; 9. Afterwords of praise Roger Rees.
Paul Roche is Senior Lecturer in Latin at the University of Sydney. He has published a number of articles and chapters on the literature and history of the early Roman Empire, and has a particular focus on politics and public imagery in Domitianic and Trajanic Rome. He is the author of Lucan, De Bello Civili Book 1: A Commentary (2009) and the editor (with W. J. Dominik and J. G. Garthwaite) of Writing Politics in Imperial Rome (2009).