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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

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  • Seneca als Theologeby Susanna E. Fischer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • The Passions in Playby Alessandro Schiesaro

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

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

  • Octaviaby Rolando Ferri

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    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$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

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

  • Octaviaby A. J. Boyle

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 179.99 US$ 154.79

    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. 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 and the Idea of Tragedyby Gregory A. Staley

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    The question of why Seneca wrote tragedy has been debated at least since the 13th century. Since Seneca was a Stoic, critics have assumed that he must have written with the standard Stoic theory of literature as education in philosophy in mind. Seneca and the Idea of Tragedy argues instead that Seneca was influenced by Aristotle's famous defense... more...

  • Six Tragediesby Seneca; Emily Wilson

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    This is a lively, readable and accurate verse translation of the six best plays by one of the most influential of all classical Latin writers. The volume includes Phaedra, Oedipus, Medea, Trojan Women, Hercules Furens, and Thyestes, together with an invaluable introduction and notes. 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...

  • Repertorium der Konjekturen in den Seneca-Tragödienby Margarethe Billerbeck; Mario Somazzi

    BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00

    The transmission of the Seneca tragedies first became an object of critical discussion by the Italian humanists and has continued to occupy scholars to the present day. Besides a brief account of the critical work of Jodocus Badius (Ascensiana 1514) and of Girolamo Avanzi (Aldina 1517) the repertory lists systematically the conjectures recorded since... more...