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download Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Seneca Seneca ✓ 3 characters review Selected Letters 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 He advises his friend on how to do without what is superfluous whether in terms of happiness riches reputation or the emotions The letters include literary discussions moral exhortation exemplary heroes and e. Phewthis one was uite a slog I found the language in this one uite difficult to get to grips with I m not sure if that is Seneca s fault or the translators A comparison with other translations may cause me to revise my opinion I m giving this one three stars due to the uality of the introduction and notes which are up to the usual Oxford World s Classics standard Hypoxia: Man at Altitude riches The Po�sies Diverses of Antoine Fureti�re reputation or the emotions The letters include literary discussions moral exhortation exemplary heroes and e. Phewthis one was uite a slog I found the language in this one uite difficult to get to grips with I m not sure if that is Seneca s fault or the translators A comparison with other translations may cause me to Moody Forever revise my opinion I m giving this one three stars due to the uality of the introduction and notes which are up to the usual Oxford World s Classics standard

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download Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Seneca Seneca ✓ 3 characters review Selected Letters Pisodes from Roman history and a lurid picture of contemporary luxury And under Nero's chaotic reign the topic of death is never far away This marvelous new translation by eminent scholar Elaine Fantham offers the largest selection of Seneca's letters currently available Fantham's invaluable introduction discusses Seneca's family and political career his many and varied writings the nature of the letters as genuine epistles or fiction their philosophical concerns and other social and cultural aspects Short head notes to. Can be enlightening but also very pessimistic Life was cruel and yet he dealt with things stoically Incident at Twenty-Mile reign the topic of death is never far away This marvelous new translation by eminent scholar Elaine Fantham offers the largest selection of Seneca's letters currently available Fantham's invaluable introduction discusses Seneca's family and political career his many and varied writings the nature of the letters as genuine epistles or fiction their philosophical concerns and other social and cultural aspects Short head notes to. Can be enlightening but also very pessimistic Life was cruel and yet he dealt with things stoically

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download Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Seneca Seneca ✓ 3 characters review Selected Letters Each letter summarize its themes and parallels with other letters opening a window on to Seneca's worldAbout the Series For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features including expert introductions by leading authorities voluminous notes to clarify the text up to date bibliographies for further study and much. Good translation The notes for each letter are clear and give an overview of the themes Seneca writes about Thought provoking and some of them give an insight into the workings of Roman times A book borrowed from the library and one which I intend to buy for my own collection


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    PDF READ Selected Letters Seneca’s an amiable fellow He’s friendly he’s unpretentious and his idiosyncrasies are of the endearing sort During his asthma attacks he reminds himself that he could take his final breath at any moment that

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    PDF READ Selected Letters We did not realize how many things were superfluous until they began to run out we made use of them not because we were o

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    PDF READ Selected Letters Phewthis one was uite a slog I found the language in this one uite difficult to get to grips with I'm not sure if that is Seneca's fault or the translators A comparison with other translations may cause me to revise my opinion I'm giving this one three stars due to the uality of the introduction and notes which are up to the usual Oxford World's Classics standard

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    download Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Seneca PDF READ Selected Letters A very unintimidating stoic classic The translator makes benevolent notes before each letter But the introduction ruins it all Seneca the stoic

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    PDF READ Selected Letters Seneca ✓ 3 characters review Selected Letters The notes in this are great Very informative

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    PDF READ Selected Letters Seneca ✓ 3 characters download Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Seneca Can be enlightening but also very pessimistic Life was cruel and yet he dealt with things stoically

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    PDF READ Selected Letters Too few letters too much commentary

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    PDF READ Selected Letters Seneca is personally my favorite writers of the Stoic classicsThis particular translation was pretty good but defintiely not

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    PDF READ Selected Letters Good translation The notes for each letter are clear and give an overview of the themes Seneca writes about Thought provoking and some of them give an insight into the workings of Roman times A book borrowed from the library and one which I intend to buy for my own collection

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    PDF READ Selected Letters I find this to be the weakest of the original Stoic writings along perhaps Musonius Rufus extant lectures I prefer Seneca's selected essays also from the same Oxford collection as they are focused

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  • Paperback
  • 368
  • Selected Letters
  • Seneca
  • English
  • 14 December 2020
  • 9780199533213