Seneca: Four Dialogues

BookSeneca: Four Dialogues

Seneca: Four Dialogues

Aris & Phillips Classical Texts

1995

February 1st, 1995

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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 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.

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Table of Contents

Section TitlePage
Preface
INTRODUCTION
BIBLIOGRAPHY
FOUR DIALOGUES:
De Vita Beata
De Tranquillitate Animi
De Constantia Sapientis
Ad Helviam Matrem de Consolatione
APPARATUS CRITICUS
COMMENTARY
INDEX