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Dying every day : Seneca at the court of Nero / James Romm.

Author/Creator:
Romm, James S.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Alred A. Knopf, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 290 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
Statesmen -- Rome -- Biography.
Philosophers -- Rome -- Biography.
Nero, Emperor of Rome, 37-68.
Rome -- History -- Nero, 54-68.
Summary:
Explores the moral struggles, political intrigues and violent vendettas that enmeshed the ancient Roman writer and philosopher in the brutal daily lives of the imperial family and the regime of his student, Nero.
Contents:
The two Senecas
Suicide (I)
Regicide
Fratricide
Matricide
Maritocide
Holocaust
Suicide (II)
Euthanasia.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and index.
ISBN:
9780307596871 (hbk.)
0307596877 (hbk.)
OCLC:
852488293
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