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

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Works: 445 works in 986 publications in 8 languages and 9,348 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PA6659, 878.01
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Octavia : a play attributed to Seneca by Pseudo-Seneca( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historical tragedy Octavia focuses on Nero's divorce from the princess Octavia, Claudius' daughter by Valeria Messalina, and on the emperor's subsequent marriage to Poppaea Sabina. This 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. Spanning three days in June AD 62, the tragic action of the play ends with Octavia's deportation to the island of Pandateria, where she would be executed shortly afterwards
Oratorum et rhetorum sententiae, divisiones, colores by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

57 editions published between 1857 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elder Seneca declamations by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and Latin and held by 825 WorldCat member 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
Declamations by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member 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. & M. Annæi Senecae atque aliorum tragoediæ : animaduersionibus et notis marginalibus fideliter emendatæ atque illustratæ by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( )

9 editions published between 1613 and 1625 in Latin and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. & M. Annæi Senecæ tragoediæ by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

34 editions published between 1600 and 1720 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. & M. Anni Senec tragoedi: post omnes omnium editiones recensionesque edit denuo & notis Tho. Farnabii illustrat by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( )

2 editions published in 1624 in Latin and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. Annæi Senecæ, philosophi, Opera omnia : ex ult: I. Lipsii emendatione, et M. Annæi Senecæ rhetoris quæ exstant; ex And. Schotti recens by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

12 editions published between 1628 and 1658 in Latin and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Annaei Senecae Rhetoris opera by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

5 editions published between 1783 and 1810 in Latin and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. Annaeus Seneca rhetor by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. Annaei Senecae patris scripta qvae manservnt by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

5 editions published between 1887 and 1963 in Latin and German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Suasorien des älteren Seneca : Einleitung, Text und Kommentar by Stefan Feddern( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Main description: This new edition of The Suasoriae of Seneca the Elder contains, in addition to the original text, its first-ever commentary, providing helpful assistance with the hard-to-read declamations. The introduction addresses problems in Seneca the Elder scholarship (the poor state of The Suasoriae's written record, for instance) and with ancient declamation. All those interested in scholastic rhetoric and the culture of the early empire will find in this book an enlightening study of a neglected area of research
Senèque le rhéteur Controverses et suasoires by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

15 editions published between 1902 and 1932 in 4 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Homme apaisé : colère et clémence by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. & M. Annaei Senecae Tragoediae : cum notis Th. Farnabii by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

5 editions published between 1656 and 1678 in Latin and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Suasoriae of Seneca the Elder; introductory essay, text, translation and explanatory notes; being the 'Liber suasoriarum' of the work entitled L. Annaei Senecae Oratorum et rhetorum sententiae, divisiones, colores by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

9 editions published between 1928 and 1961 in English and Latin and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. Annæi Senecæ Philosophi, et M. Annæi Senecæ Rhetoris quæ extant opera by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

9 editions published between 1602 and 1619 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. et M. Annæi Senecæ tragoediæ by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

6 editions published between 1659 and 1675 in Latin and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joh. Fred. Gronovii Ad L. & M. Annaeos Senecas notae by Joannes Fredericus Gronovius( Book )

2 editions published in 1658 in Latin and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oratori e retori by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Annaeus Seneca, Lucius, ca 55 f.Kr.-ca 39 e.Kr.

L. Annaeus Seneca

L. Annaeus Seneca Senior

Lucio Anneo Seneca

M. Annaeus Seneca

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

Seneca, Annaeus ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

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

Seneca ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

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Seneca der Altere

Séneca, el Viejo, approximately 55 B.C.-approximately 39 A.D.

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Seneca il Vecchio

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

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, d.ä. ca 55 f.Kr.-ca 39 e.Kr.

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus "Rhetor"

Seneca, M. Annaeus (Marcus Annaeus), approximately 55 B.C.-39 A.D.

Seneca, M. Annaeus (Marcus Annaeus), ca. 55 B.C.-39 A.D.

Séneca, Maco Annaeo ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

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

Seneca, Marcus Annaeus ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

Seneca, Marcus Annaeus, ca 55 f.Kr.-ca 39 e.Kr.

Seneca, Marcus Annaeus, ca. 55 v. Chr.- 37/41 na Chr.

Séneca, o Velho ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

Seneca Rhetor

Seneca, Rhetor, approximately 55 B.C.-approximately 39 A.D.

Seneca Rhetor ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

Seneca Rhetor, ca 55 f.Kr.-ca 39 e.Kr.

Seneca, the Elder, approximately 55 B.C.-approximately 39 A.D.

Seneca the Elder ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

Seneca, the Elder, ca 55 f.Kr.-ca 39 e.Kr.

Seneca, the Elder, ca. 55 v. Chr.- 37/41 na Chr.

Seneka Starszy

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Sénèque, le père, approximately 55 B.C.-approximately 39 A.D.

Sénèque le père, ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D

Sénèque le Père, ..., ca. 55 v. Chr.- 37/41 na Chr.

Sénèque le rhéteur 0060 av. J.-C.?-0039?

Sénèque le rhéteur, ca 55 f.Kr.-ca 39 e.Kr.

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