Seneca: 17 Letters

BookSeneca: 17 Letters

Seneca: 17 Letters

Aris & Phillips Classical Texts

1988

March 1st, 1988

£22.99

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This edition provides a text, translation and commentary on seventeen of Seneca's letters to Lucilius, which have always been amongst Seneca's most popular works. This volume contains letters 7, 12, 24, 47, 54, 56, 57, 78, 79, 83, 88, 90, 92, 104, 110, 114 and 122. The selection aims to cover a representative range of his letters, both in length and subject matter, and offers complete unabridged letters. The commentary focuses primarily on subject matter, rather than linguistic and lexical matters, though these are dealt with where they affect interpretation. Latin text with facing translation, commentary and notes. (Aris and Phillips 1988) Latin text with facing translation, commentary and notes.

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Table of Contents

Section TitlePage
Preface
Introduction
The letter in Greek and Latin literature
The letters to Lucilius
Lucilius
Postcripts to the letters
Manuscripts
Notes to the introduction
Select Bibliography
Text and translation
Letter 7, 12, 24, 47, 54, 56, 57, 78, 79, 83, 88, 90, 92, 104, 110, 114, 122
Commentary
Index