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Essays on Seneca

by Anna Lydia Motto

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D. -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Rome in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnna Lydia Motto, John R. Clark.
    SeriesStudien zur klassischen Philologie,, Bd. 79
    ContributionsClark, John R., 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6675 .E87 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1399641M
    ISBN 103631456875
    LC Control Number93007340

    Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca,John M. Cooper; Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This volume offers new translations of the most important of Seneca's "Moral Essays": On Anger, On Mercy, On the Private Life, and the first four books of On Favours. The chosen book titled “Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women 's Right Movement” is written by Sally McMillen in It is a primary source, as long as its author for the first time opens the secrets of the revolutionary movement, which started in from the convention held by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Stanton.

    Essay on the Life of Seneca Essay on the Life of Seneca (French: Essai sur Sénèque) was one of the final works of Denis Diderot. It contains an analysis of the life and works of Seneca, criticism of La Mettrie and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, autobiographical notes, and a tribute to modern America. It was published in Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC – AD 65), also known as Seneca the Younger or simply Seneca (/ ˈ s ɛ n ɪ k ə /), was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work—satirist from the Silver Age of Latin literature.. Seneca was born in Corduba in Hispania, and raised in Rome, where he was trained in rhetoric and father was Seneca Era: Ancient philosophy.

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