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Selected essays of Seneca and the satire on the deification of Claudius

Seneca the Younger

Selected essays of Seneca and the satire on the deification of Claudius

by Seneca the Younger

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin literature,
  • Latin essays

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    Statementwith introduction and notes by Allan P. Ball
    SeriesMacmillan"s Latin classics
    ContributionsBall, Allan Perley, Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 212 p.
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14057391M

    Seneca's letters to his friend Lucilius are powerful moral essays that also yield illuminating insight into Seneca's personal life and the truly turbulent times in which he lived. One of the great Stoic philosophers, Seneca here guides Lucilius' struggle to achieve wisdom and serenity, uninfluenced by worldly emotions/5. In The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, representative selections from Seneca's writings offer the reader an excellent introduction to the range of his work. The selections are drawn from the essays, or dialogues, and the "Consolations;" from the treatises, of which "On Clemency," addressed to the young Nero, is included here; and from the Letters to Lucilius, which have to do/5.

      The Satire of Seneca on the Apotheosis of Claudius () Selected essays of Seneca and the satire on the deification of Claudius (ed., ) ( ed: (external scan)) Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, After the death of Claudius and the ascension of Nero, Seneca served as one of the Emperor’s most trusted advisors, and began his playwriting career. In 62 CE Seneca became suspect in one of the attempts to murder Nero and Agrippina, and he was asked to retire from public life.

    Selected Essays of Seneca and the Satire on the Deification of Claudius by Allan P. Ball, Seneca Selected Essays of Seneca and the Satire on the Deification of Claudius by Allan P. Ball, Seneca (pp. ). Selected Essays of Seneca And the Satire On the Deification of Claudius; Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, Ca. 4 B.C A.D Selected Essays of Seneca And the Satire O.


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4 B.C A.D; Ball, Allan Perley; Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C A.D. Publication date PublisherPages: The Apocolo- cyntosis is closely related to Seneca's attitude toward the two emperors, Claudius and Nero.

The Consolatio ad Polybium belongs among his reactions to the former. The De dementia is an important appeal to what seemed the best side of Nero's character and typically represents Seneca's. Selected essays of Seneca and the Satire on the deification of Claudius; by Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca.

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Selected essays of Seneca and the satire on the deification of Claudius; By ca. 4 B.C A.D. Lucius Annaeus Seneca and ed. Allan Perley Ball. Abstract "Editions and works for reference": p. of access: Internet Publisher: New York, The Macmillan company, Year: OAI identifier.

Selected essays and the Satire on the deification of Claudius / By approximately 4 B.C A.D. Lucius Annaeus Seneca and Allan Perley Ball.

Abstract. Includes in Latin; introd. and notes in graphy: p. of access: Internet. Seneca's Apocolocyntosis, the earliest extant example of ancient Menippean satire, tells of Emperor Claudius' death and ascent to heaven, where his request for deification is rejected by the council of the gods, and his subsequent descent to the underworld, where he is condemned of mass murder of Roman : Duncan Fishwick.

‘The Cambridge Companion to Seneca is a remarkable achievement, which has much to offer to advanced students and confirmed scholars looking for useful syntheses and suggestive, in-depth interpretations of the many aspects of this dazzling corpus.’ François Prost Source: Bryn Mawr Classical Review.

Selected Essays of Seneca - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. Selected Essays of Seneca And the Satire on the Deification of Claudius by Allan P. Ball A History of Babylon From the Foundation of the Monarchy to the Persian Conquest by Leonard W.

King Seneca by Francis Holland. Seneca the Younger parodied the notion of apotheosis in his only known satire The Pumpkinification of Claudius, in which the clumsy and ill-spoken Claudius is transformed not into a god, but a pumpkin or gourd.

An element of mockery was present even at Claudius's funeral,[28] and Vespasian's purported last words were Væ, puto. Selected essays of Seneca and the Satire on the deification of Claudius. New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Claudius, Emperor of Rome; Claudius, Emperor of Rome: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Allan.

Selected essays of Seneca and the Satire on the deification of Claudius. New York, Macmillan Co., [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Allan Perley Ball. Buy lucius annaeus seneca Books at Shop amongst our popular books, includingSelected Essays of Seneca and the Satire On the Deification of Claudius, Lucius Annaeus Seneca, the philosopher, his book of the shortness of life translated into an and more from lucius annaeus seneca.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C A.D.: Selected Essays of Seneca, and the Satire on the Deification of Claudius (Latin texts and English notes; New York: Macmillan, ), ed. by Allan Perley Ball (page images at HathiTrust).

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Additional books from the extended shelves. Full text of "The legislative council in the American states" See other formats. Selected Essays of Seneca and the Satire On the Deification of Claudius: ISBN () Softcover, Nabu Press, Seneca's morals by way of abstract.

To which is added, a discourse under the title of An after-thought. The Apocolocyntosis (divi) Claudii, literally The Gourdification of (the Divine) Claudius, is a political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, probably written by Seneca the Younger.

It is one of only two examples of Menippean satire from the classical era that have survived, the other being Petronius' Satyricon.The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence.

Letters on Ethics includes vivid descriptions of town and country life in Nero's Italy, discussions of poetry and oratory, and philosophical training for Seneca's friend Lucilius.

This volume, the first complete English .The younger Seneca’s Apocolocyntosis was a medley of prose and verse, but its pitiless skit on the deification of the emperor Claudius was Lucilian satire.

The Satyricon of Petronius is also Menippean inasmuch as it contains varied digressions and occasional verse; essentially, however, it comes under fiction.