The Ethics of the Family in Seneca

The Ethics of the Family in Seneca

by Liz Gloyn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107145474
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2017
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Liz Gloyn is Lecturer in Classics at Royal Holloway, University of London. As well as Latin literature and Roman philosophy, her research interests also include the history of women as professional classicists and the role of classical monsters in modern popular culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Model mothers; 2. A band of brothers; 3. The mystery of marriage; 4. The desirable contest between fathers and sons; 5. The imperfect imperial family; 6. Rewriting the family; Epilogue; Appendix. The text and transmission of Seneca's De matrimonio.

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