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The greatest empire : a life of Seneca /

"The life and works of Seneca pose a number of fascinating challenges. For one thing, how can we reconcile the bloody, passionate tragedies, with the prose works advocating a life of Stoic tranquility? An even more challenging question is, how are we to reconcile Seneca the Stoic philosopher, t...

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Main Author: Wilson, Emily R., 1971- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • "A rough road to greatness" "Parental love is wise"
  • "Nowhere and everywhere"
  • "Vices tempt you by the rewards they offer"
  • "There's no easy path from Earth to the stars."