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  • On Benefitsby Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Seneca spoke of addressing life's issue through practical steps and considered it important that an individual faces their own mortality. more...

  • New Jersey's Postsuburban Economyby James W. Hughes; Joseph Seneca

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    New Jersey has a long history of adapting to a changing economic climate. From its colonial origins to the present day, New Jersey's economy has continuously and successfully confronted the challenges and uncertainties of technological and demographic change, placing the state at the forefront of each national and global economic era. Based on James... more...

  • Apocolocyntosisby Lucius Annaeus Seneca; W. H. D. Rouse

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 4.99

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius . The title, meaning "Pumpkinification"... more...

  • Dialogues and Lettersby Seneca

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    A major writer and a leading figure in the public life of Rome, Seneca (c. 4BC-AD 65) ranks among the most eloquent and influential masters of Latin prose. This selection explores his thoughts on philosophy and the trials of life. In the Consolation to Helvia he strives to offer solace to his mother, following his exile in AD 41, while On the Shortness... more...

  • The Satyricon: the Apocolocyntosisby Petronius; Seneca

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    Perhaps the strangest - and most strikingly modern - work to survive from the ancient world, The Satyricon relates the hilarious mock epic adventures of the impotent Encolpius, and his struggle to regain virility. Here Petronius brilliantly brings to life the courtesans, legacy-hunters, pompous professors and dissolute priestesses of the age - and,... more...

  • Six Tragediesby Seneca; Emily Wilson

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    Phaedra * Oedipus * Medea * Trojan Women * Hercules Furens * ThyestesSeneca's plays are the product of a sensational, frightening, and oppressive period of history. Tutor to the emperor Nero, Seneca lived through uncertain and violent times, and his dramas depict the extremes of human behaviour. Rape, suicide, child-killing, incestuous love, madness... more...

  • Selected Lettersby Seneca; Elaine Fantham

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    You ask what is the proper measure of wealth? The best measure is to have what is necessary, and next best, to have enough. Keep well!'The letters written by the Stoic philosopher and tragedian Seneca to his friend Lucilius are in effect moral essays, whose purpose is to reinforce Lucilius' struggle to achieve wisdom and serenity, uninfluenced... more...

  • Four Tragedies and Octaviaby Seneca; E. Watling

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    Based on the legends used in Greek drama, Seneca's plays are notable for the exuberant ruthlessness with which disastrous events are foretold and then pursued to their tragic and often bloodthirsty ends. Thyestes depicts the menace of an ancestral curse hanging over two feuding brothers, while Phaedra portrays a woman tormented by fatal passion for... more...

  • On Benefitsby L. Annaeus Seneca

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    A satirical and philosophical essay comprising of seven books. An insightful and inspirational classic! more...

  • Switch Onby Nick Seneca Jankel

    Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Switch On presents a comprehensive life philosophy for how to thrive in the world by using creativity to break through any problem, whether feeling stuck at work, in relationships or with a business challenge. With an explicit call to turn inspiration into action, the Switch On experience is as much for those interested in changing their companies,... more...