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The major Stoic thinker of the Silver Age of Latin literature, in addition to show to the notorious Nero, Seneca used to be additionally an finished dramatist, whose ground-breaking tragedies replaced the process theatre writing. the traditional Classics sequence presents eReaders with the knowledge of the Classical international, with either English translations and the unique Latin texts. For the 1st time in publishing heritage, readers can benefit from the entire works of Seneca the more youthful in one quantity, with attractive illustrations, informative introductions and the standard Delphi bonus fabric. (Version 1)

* fantastically illustrated with photos in relation to Seneca's existence and works
* positive factors the total extant works of Seneca, in either English translation and the unique Latin
* Concise introductions to the essays and different works
* contains translations formerly showing in Loeb Classical Library versions of Seneca’s works
* very good formatting of the texts
* comprises part numbers — perfect for students
* simply find the sections, epistles or works you must learn with person contents tables
* contains Seneca's infrequent physique of essays common QUESTIONS, first time in electronic print
* includes a bonus biography - become aware of Seneca's old world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Tragedies
THE insanity OF HERCULES
THE TROJAN WOMEN
THE PHOENICIAN WOMEN
PHAEDRA
THYESTES
HERCULES ON OETA
AGAMEMNON
OEDIPUS
MEDEA
OCTAVIA

The Epistles
TO MARCIA, ON CONSOLATION
TO MY mom HELVIA, ON CONSOLATION
TO POLYBIUS, ON CONSOLATION
THE ethical EPISTLES

The Essays
ON ANGER
ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE
THE PUMPKINIFICATION OF THE DIVINE CLAUDIUS
ON THE FIRMNESS OF THE clever PERSON
ON CLEMENCY
ON THE chuffed LIFE
ON LEISURE
NATURAL QUESTIONS
ON BENEFITS
ON TRANQUILLITY OF MIND
ON PROVIDENCE

The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO SENECA via John W. Basore

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