Dialogues and Letters by Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Paperback, 1997)

Dialogues and Letters by Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Paperback, 1997) A major writer and a leading figure in the public life of Rome Seneca (c 4BC-AD 65) ranks among the most eloquent and influential masters of Latin prose This selection explores his thoughts on philosophy and the trials of life In the Consolation to Helvia he strives to offer solace to his mother following his exile in AD 41 while On the Shortness of Life and On Tranquillity of Mind are lucid and compelling explorations of Stoic thought Witty and self-critical the Letters - written to his young friend Lucilius - explore Seneca's struggle to acquire philosophical wisdom A fascinating insight into one of the greatest minds of Ancient Rome these works inspired writers and thinkers including Montaigne Rousseau and Bacon and continue to intrigue and enlighten
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