Apocolocyntosis: The Pumpkinification of Claudius

Apocolocyntosis: The Pumpkinification of Claudius

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, W. H. D. Rouse
     
 

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius. The title, meaning "Pumpkinification" or

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius. The title, meaning "Pumpkinification" or "Gourdification" is a play upon "apotheosis", the process of recognizing a dead Roman emperor as a god.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781775414643
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
121 KB

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