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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

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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...

  • Aliter loqueris, aliter uiuisby Jan W. Beck

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 19.78

    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...

  • Seneca als Theologeby Susanna E. Fischer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    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... more...

  • Senecas »Epistulae morales« im Unterrichtby Hubert Müller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 14.30

    In diesem Band werden die verschiedenen thematischen Aspekte der EXEMPLA-Ausgabe behandelt, alle abgedruckten Texte interpretiert, die Arbeitsaufträge beantwortet, Einsatzmöglichkeiten der Begleittexte gezeigt sowie Tafelbilder und Vorschläge für Kursarbeit angeboten.   Reihe Consilia Kommentare für den Unterricht - Heft 012 more...

  • Anger, Mercy, Revengeby Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Robert A. Kaster; Martha C. Nussbaum

    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...

  • Artificia maliby Kathrin Winter

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 52.99

    Die Frage nach der Darstellbarkeit dessen, was sich in seiner Maßlosigkeit und Monstrosität jeder Darstellung zu widersetzen scheint, zieht sich unablässig durch Senecas Rachetragödien. Wenn dort grausige Morde penibel inszeniert werden und sich entsetzte und doch faszinierte Blicke von den unsäglichen Geschehnissen nicht lösen können, dann drängt... more...

  • The Cosmic Viewpointby Gareth D. Williams

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 46.99

    Seneca's Natural Questions is an eight-book disquisition on the nature of meteorological phenomena, ranging inter alia from rainbows to earthquakes, from comets to the winds, from the causes of snow and hail to the reasons why the Nile floods in summer. Much of this material had been treated in the earlier Greco-Roman meteorological tradition,... more...

  • Four Tragedies and Octaviaby Seneca; E. Watling

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 15.98

    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...

  • Letters on Ethicsby Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Margaret Graver; A. A. Long; Margaret Graver; A. A. Long

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 52.00

    The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE?65 CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence. Letters on Ethics includes vivid descriptions of town and country life in Nero?s Italy, discussions of poetry and oratory, and philosophical training for Seneca?s friend Lucilius. This volume,... more...

  • Morals and Villas in Seneca's Lettersby John Henderson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

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