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Complete Works of Seneca (Illustrated) [Kindle Edition]

Seneca
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The leading Stoic philosopher of the Silver Age of Latin literature, as well as tutor to the infamous Nero, Seneca was also an accomplished dramatist, whose ground-breaking tragedies changed the course of theatre writing. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts. For the first time in publishing history, readers can enjoy the complete works of Seneca the Younger in a single volume, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Seneca's life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Seneca, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the essays and other works
* Includes translations previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library editions of Seneca’s works
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Includes section numbers — ideal for students
* Easily locate the sections, epistles or works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes Seneca's rare body of essays NATURAL QUESTIONS, first time in digital print
* Features a bonus biography - discover Seneca's ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Tragedies
THE MADNESS 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 MOTHER HELVIA, ON CONSOLATION
TO POLYBIUS, ON CONSOLATION
THE MORAL EPISTLES

The Essays
ON ANGER
ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE
THE PUMPKINIFICATION OF THE DIVINE CLAUDIUS
ON THE FIRMNESS OF THE WISE PERSON
ON CLEMENCY
ON THE HAPPY 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 by John W. Basore

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At last. The complete works and all for a song.
Of all the classical writers it is Seneca who has the most to say to us today. Read "On the Shortness of Life" and start living.
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