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Seneca: Four Dialogues
"Consolatio ad Helviam", "De Tranquillitate Animi", "De Vita Beata", "De Constantia Sapientis"

 

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Seneca: Four Dialogues
"Consolatio ad Helviam", "De Tranquillitate Animi", "De Vita Beata", "De Constantia Sapientis"

by C. D. N. Costa (Author)

 

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ISBN: 9780856685606

 

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The Dialogues were an important medium for the spreading of Greek philosophical theories to the Roman world and to subsequent ages. This selection is of complete, not excerpted, dialogues.


The Dialogues were an important medium for the spreading of Greek philosophical theories to the Roman world and to subsequent ages. This selection is of complete, not excerpted, dialogues. The commentary concentrates on subject matter and the philosophical ideas informing the treatises, though help is also given where needed on grammatical and lexical points. The four chosen dialogues give a fair idea of the range of Seneca's philosophical interests and of his didactic techniques. This is the first serious commentary in English on any of Seneca's Dialogues since Duff (1915). Latin text with facing translation, commentary and notes.


 

ISBN 856685607
ISBN13 9780856685606
Publisher Aris & Phillips Ltd
Format Hardback
Publication date 01/02/1995
Pages 224
Weight (grammes) 454
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 210
Width (mm) 149

Preface
INTRODUCTION
BIBLIOGRAPHY
FOUR DIALOGUES:
De Vita Beata
De Tranquillitate Animi
De Constantia Sapientis
Ad Helviam Matrem de Consolatione

APPARATUS CRITICUS
COMMENTARY
INDEX