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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Seneca als Theologeby Susanna E. Fischer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The relationship between "Seneca philosophus" and "Seneca tragicus" is still fundamental to any interpretation of his tragedies. The author focuses on this problem within the field of theology. She analyses Seneca's understanding of providentia, and thus the question of theodicy, in his philosophical writings and plays, as well as his view of fatum... more...

  • Aliter loqueris, aliter uiuisby Jan W. Beck

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 22.00

    Ausgehend von der Taciteischen imago vitae suae als bleibendes Vermächtnis Senecas und der dazu in schärfstem Widerspruch stehenden antiken Kritik erfolgt eine Bewertung von Senecas Leben und Leistung, die in differenzierter Betrachtung vier Phasen seiner persönlichen wie philosophischen Entwicklung beschreibt. In einem Anhang ist auch die antike Stilkritik... more...

  • The Passions in Playby Alessandro Schiesaro

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 54.00

    Critical analysis of Senecan tragedy with a particular emphasis on his most accomplished play. more...

  • Octaviaby Rolando Ferri

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00

    This 2003 book is a critical edition of the only complete Roman drama of an historical subject. more...

  • Morals and Villas in Seneca's Lettersby John Henderson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 37.00

    John Henderson explores three letters of Seneca describing visits to Roman villas. more...

  • Octaviaby A. J. Boyle

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 149.99

    This is a verse translation, with commentary, of Octavia, a work of exceptional historical and dramatic interest which deals with events at the court of Nero in the decisive year 62 CE. - ;Octavia is a work of exceptional historical and dramatic interest. It is the only surviving complete example of the Roman historical drama known as the fabula praetexta.... more...

  • Senecaby Susanna Braund

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 54.99

    The first full philological edition in English of the Roman philosopher Seneca's De Clementia. It includes the Latin text with apparatus criticus, a new English translation, a substantial introduction, and a commentary on matters of textual and literary criticism and issues of socio-political, historical, cultural, and philosophical significance.... more...

  • Seneca and the Idea of Tragedyby Gregory A. Staley

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 73.99

    As both a literary genre and a view of life, tragedy has from the very beginning spurred a dialogue between poetry and philosophy. Plato famously banned tragedians from his ideal community because he believed that their representations of vicious behavior could deform minds. Aristotle set out to answer Plato's objections, arguing that fiction offers... more...