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Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman, and advisor to the emperor Nero, all during the Silver Age of Latin literature. The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca is a fresh and compelling series of new English-language translations of his works in eight accessible volumes. Edited by world-renowned classicists Elizabeth Asmis, Shadi Bartsch, and Martha C. Nussbaum, this engaging collection helps restore Senecawhose works have been highly praised by modern authors from Desiderius Erasmus to Ralph Waldo Emersonto his rightful place among the classical writers most widely studied in the humanities.Hardship and Happiness collects a range of essays intended to instruct, from consolationsworks that offer comfort to someone who has suffered a personal lossto pieces on how to achieve happiness or tranquility in the face of a difficult world. Expertly translated, the essays will be read and used by undergraduate philosophy students and experienced scholars alike.
Number of Pages: 318
Genre: Philosophy, Literary Collections
Sub-Genre: Ancient + Classical + Medieval, History + Surveys / Ancient + Classical
Series Title: The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Street Date: March 25, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-8933
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