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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus approximately 55 B.C.-approximately 39 A.D.

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Works: 632 works in 1,331 publications in 8 languages and 8,526 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Maps 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PA6664,
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The elder Seneca declamations by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
19 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and Latin and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Roman secondary education aimed principally at training future lawyers and politicians. Under the late Republic and the Empire, the main instrument was an import from Greece -- declamation, the making of practice-speeches on imaginary subjects. There were two types of such speeches: controversiae on law-court themes, suasoriae on delibertaive topics. On both types a prime source of our knowledge is the work of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Spaniard from Cordoba, father of the distinguished philosopher and stylist. Towards the end of his long life (?55 B.C. -? A.D. 40) he collected together under the title (it would seem) Oratorum et rhetorum sententiae, divisiones, colores, ten books devoted to controversiae (some only preserved in excerpt) and at least one (surviving) to suasoriae. These books contained his memories of the famous rhetorical teachers and practitioners of his day: their lines of argument, their methods of approach, their idiosyncracies, and above all their epigrams. The extracts from the disclaimers, though scrappy, throw invaluable light on the influences that coloured the styles of most pagan (and many Christian) writers of the Empire. Unity is provided by Seneca's own contribution, the lively prefaces, engaging anecdote about speakers, writers and politicians, the brisk criticism of declamatory excess
Oratorum et rhetorum sententiae, divisiones, colores by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
63 editions published between 1478 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Annaei Senecae Oratorvm et rhetorvm sententiae divisiones colores by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
47 editions published between 1857 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Two faces of Oedipus : Sophocles' Oedipus tyrannus and Seneca's Oedipus by Sophocles( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
"Sophocles' "Oedipus tyrannus" is the most famous of ancient tragedies and a literary masterpiece. It is not, however, the only classical dramatization of Oedipus' quest to discover his identity. Seneca composed a fine, but neglected and often disparaged Latin tragedy on the same subject, which, in some ways, comes closer to our common understanding of the Oedipus myth." In new translations by Frederick Ahl, readers can compare the two versions.--[book cover]
Controverses et suasoires by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
78 editions published between 1623 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Seneca the Elder (?55 BCE-40 CE) collected ten books devoted to controversiae (some only preserved in excerpt) and at least one (surviving) of suasoriae. Extracts from famous declaimers of Seneca's illuminate influences on the styles of most pagan (and many Christian) writers of the Empire. Roman secondary education aimed principally at training future lawyers and politicians. Under the late Republic and the Empire, the main instrument was an import from Greece: declamation, the making of practice speeches on imaginary subjects. There were two types of such speeches: controversiae on law-court themes, suasoriae on deliberative topics. On both types a prime source of our knowledge is the work of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Spaniard from Cordoba, father of the distinguished philosopher. Towards the end of his long life (?55 BCE-?40 CE) he collected together ten books devoted to controversiae (some only preserved in excerpt) and at least one (surviving) of suasoriae. These books contained his memories of the famous rhetorical teachers and practitioners of his day: their lines of argument, their methods of approach, their idiosyncrasies, and above all their epigrams. The extracts from the declaimers, though scrappy, throw invaluable light on the influences that coloured the styles of most pagan (and many Christian) writers of the Empire. Unity is provided by Seneca's own contribution, the lively prefaces, engaging anecdote about speakers, writers and politicians, and brisk criticism of declamatory excess
L. et M. Annæi Senecæ tragoediæ by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
32 editions published between 1624 and 1678 in Latin and Dutch and held by 180 libraries worldwide
L. Annaei Senecae Tragoediae : incertorum auctorum Hercules (Oetaeus), Octavia by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
22 editions published between 1566 and 1831 in Latin and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Betrifft die Handschrift Cod. 485 der Burgerbibliothek Bern (Vol. 1, S. XXII)
M. Annaei Senecae rhetoris Opera by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
16 editions published between 1783 and 1810 in 3 languages and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Die Suasorien des älteren Seneca : Einleitung, Text und Kommentar by Stefan Feddern( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 60 libraries worldwide
"Die Suasorien des älteren Seneca sind bisher unkommentiert geblieben. Der vorliegende Kommentar schließt diese Lücke und hilft dem Leser bei der Lektüre der nicht immer einfach verständlichen Deklamationsexzerpte. Dem Kommentar voran gehen eine Neuedition des schlecht überlieferten Textes sowie eine Einleitung, in der Probleme der Forschung zum älteren Seneca bzw. zur antiken Deklamation behandelt werden. Allen an der Schulrhetorik und der Kultur der frühen Kaiserzeit Interessierten wird in diesem Buch ein von der Forschung vernachlässigtes Gebiet grundlegend erschlossen"
Suasoriae by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
6 editions published between 1000 and 2010 in Latin and English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Sentences, divisions et couleurs, des orateurs et des rhéteurs : controverses et suasoires by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
L. Annæi Senecæ philosophi Opera omnia; ex ult: I. Lipsii emendatione: et M. Annæi Senecæ rhetoris quæ exstant by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
15 editions published between 1628 and 1659 in Latin and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Joh. Fred. Gronovii Ad L. & M. Annaeos Senecas notae by Joannes Fredericus Gronovius( Book )
2 editions published between 1649 and 1658 in Latin and held by 37 libraries worldwide
L. Annaeus Seneca rhetor by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
9 editions published in 1976 in 4 languages and held by 36 libraries worldwide
L'Homme apaisé : colère et clémence by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Traduction française de deux traités de Sénèque dont le contenu rejoint le coeur de la pensée stoïcienne
Annaei Senecae tum rhetoris tum philosophi, Opera omnia by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
14 editions published between 1604 and 1665 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 35 libraries worldwide
L. Annæi Senecæ Philosophi, et M. Annæi Senecæ Rhetoris quæ extant opera by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
10 editions published between 1602 and 1613 in Latin and held by 23 libraries worldwide
L. & M. Annaei Senecae atque aliorum Tragoediae. : Animaduersionibus et notis marginalibus fideliter emendatae atque illustratae by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
8 editions published in 1613 in Latin and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Octavia : a play attributed to Seneca by Rolando Ferri( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The historical tragedy Octauia focuses on Nero's divorce from the princess Octavia and subsequent marriage to Poppaea Sabina. The book includes a full length introduction, a new edition of the text based on a fresh examination of the manuscripts, and a detailed commentary dealing with textual, linguistic, and literary points
 
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Alternative Names
Annaeus Seneca, Lucius, el Viejo
Anneo Séneca, Lucio, el Viejo
Seneca, Annaeus L., el Viejo
Séneca, Anneo, el Viejo
Séneca, Anneo L., el Viejo
Séneca, el Orador
Séneca, el Retórico
Séneca, el Viejo
Séneca, il Vecchio
Séneca, Marcus Anneus
Séneca, Retor
Sénèque, le rhéteur
Languages
Latin (268)
English (73)
French (39)
Spanish (17)
German (12)
Italian (8)
Multiple languages (3)
Dutch (1)
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