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Dying every day : Seneca at the court of Nero

Author: James S Romm
Publisher: New York : Alred A. Knopf, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Explores the moral struggles, political intrigues and violent vendettas that enmeshed Seneca, the ancient Roman writer and philosopher, in the brutal daily lives of the imperial family and the regime of his student, Nero.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biografi
Named Person: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Nero, Emperor of Rome; Nero, Emperor of Rome; Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Nero, Römisches Reich Kaiser; Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Philosophus; L Annaeus Seneca; Nero, Romeins keizer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Romm
ISBN: 9780307596871 0307596877 9780385351720 0385351720 9780307743749 0307743748
OCLC Number: 852488293
Description: xix, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The two Senecas --
Suicide (I) --
Regicide --
Fratricide --
Matricide --
Maritocide --
Holocaust --
Suicide (II) --
Euthanasia.
Responsibility: James Romm.

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Explores the moral struggles, political intrigues and violent vendettas that enmeshed Seneca, the ancient Roman writer and philosopher, in the brutal daily lives of the imperial family and the regime of his student, Nero.

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