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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2017; US$ 42.95
This edition is published just a century after the precedent (C. Hosius 1914). The improvements in the comprehension of the manuscript tradition and of the historical context made during this century find their embedding in the text, introduction and apparatus of Malaspina?s edition. As the completion of the revival of De clementia... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2016; US$ 12.99
Juno, wife of Jove (Jupiter) is jealous of Alcmene, mother of Hercules by Jove, and has been persecuting Hercules by imposing labours on him, through her intermediary, the tyrant Eurystheus.The final labour, which Hercules has just completed, was the bringing up of Cereberus, the three-headed watchdog of the Underworld, up to the world above. To do... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.50
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE?65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman, and adviser to the emperor Nero, all during the Silver Age of Latin literature. The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca is a fresh and compelling series of new English-language translations of his works in eight accessible volumes. Edited by world-renowned... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 27.50
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE?65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman, and advisor to the emperor Nero, all during the Silver Age of Latin literature. The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca is a fresh and compelling series of new English-language translations of his works in eight accessible volumes. Edited by world-renowned... more...
- Dover Publications 2016; US$ 10.00
As chief advisor to the emperor Nero, Lucius Annaeus Seneca was most influential in ancient Rome as a power behind the throne. His lasting fame derives from his writings on Stoic ideology, in which philosophy is a practical form of self-improvement rather than a matter of argument or wordplay. Seneca's letters to a young friend advise action rather... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 4.99
The Golden Ass is a classic book filled with adventure, suspense, and humor. The story follows the misadventures of Lucius, an innovative young nobleman who travels to the Greek town of Hypata, well known for its witches. He is changed into a donkey and is constantly frustrated in his attempt to procure the remedy to his assness. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
In a system that is known for its covert political style, Vietnam?s decision making process is often described as either consensus-based or simply confusing and inexplicable. This book provides an approach to understanding political decision making in Vietnam by recognizing enduring values that are derived from State-controlled education and official... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius, which St. Augustine referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only Latin novel to survive in its entirety.The protagonist of the novel may in fact be the author himself. His first name is revealed to be Lucius; at the end of the novel, he is revealed to be from Madaurus, the hometown of Apuleius himself.... more...