Dialogues And Letters

byC SenecaTranslated byC. D. N. Costa, C D Costa

March 1, 2005|
Dialogues And Letters by C Seneca
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Included in this volume are the dialogues On the Shortness of Life and On Tranquility of Mind, which are eloquent classic statements of Stoic ideals of fortitude and self-reliance. This selection also features extracts from Natural Questions, Seneca''s exploration of such phenomena as the cataracts of the Nile and earthquakes, and the Consolation of Helvia, in which he tenderly tries to soothe his mother''s pain at their separation.

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman, philosopher, advocate and man of letters, was born at Cordoba in Spain around 4 BC. He rose to prominence in Rome, pursuing a career in the courts and political life, for which he had been trained, while also acquiring celebrity as an author of tragedies and essays. Falling foul of successive emperors ...
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Title:Dialogues And Letters
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:160 pages, 7.76 X 5.1 X 0.38 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 7.76 X 5.1 X 0.38 in
Published:March 1, 2005
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780140446791

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