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Dying every day : Seneca at the Court of Nero

Author: James S Romm
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Vintage Books 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: Biography
History
Named Person: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Nero, Emperor of Rome; Nero, Emperor of Rome; Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Romm
ISBN: 0307743748 9780307743749
OCLC Number: 879915368
Description: xix, 290 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 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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