Seneca

Emily Wilson

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Penguin Books Ltd
3 March 2016
ISBN: 9780718193508
Paperback

From the publisher

Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome, embracing a stern ascetic morality while amassing a fortune under Nero and eventually committing suicide. This definitive biography reveals a life lived perilously in the gap between ideals and reality.