Moral Letters to Lucilius: Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium

Moral Letters to Lucilius: Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Richard Mott Gummere

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Overview

The Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, also known as the Moral Epistles, is a collection of 124 letters which were written by Seneca the Younger at the end of his life, during his retirement, and written after he had worked for the Emperor Nero for fifteen years. They are addressed to Lucilius, the then procurator of Sicily, although he is known only through Seneca's writings. Although these letters deal with Seneca's eclectic form of Stoic philosophy, they also give us valuable insights into daily life in ancient Rome.


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ISBN-13: 9788027246588
Publisher: Studium Publishing
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 724
Sales rank: 647,085
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Seneca the Younger (c. 4 BC – AD 65), fully Lucius Annaeus Seneca and also known simply as Seneca, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work—satirist of the Silver Age of Latin literature.

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