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Seneca : a life

Author: Emily R Wilson
Publisher: UK : Penguin Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome, embracing a stern ascetic morality while amassing a fortune under Nero and  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily R Wilson
ISBN: 9781846146381 1846146380
OCLC Number: 1100841330
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Responsibility: Emily Wilson.

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A fresh, perceptive, and in-depth look at the enigmatic Seneca, giving us a nuanced perspective into the conflicted mind and motives of the philosopher who embraced lofty Stoic ideals while serving Read more...

 
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