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Published by Marshall Jones co. in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D.,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Latin and modern.,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Modern and Latin.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOur debt to Greece and Rome, Our debt to Greece and Rome
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6675 .G8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23331913M


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Seneca the Philosopher, and His Modern Message. By Richard Mott Gummere. No cover image. II- Seneca: His Influence Upon Pagan Rome Richard Mott Gummere has 28 books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Mott Gummere’s most popular book is Letters from a Stoic.

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Seneca the Philosopher, and His Modern Message: Gummere, Richard Mott: Books - or: Richard Mott Gummere. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Seneca the Philosopher, and His Modern Message at This book, a revised version of an Oxford doctoral thesis submitted in the summer ofis neither a biography of Seneca nor a history of the period of his political influence, but an example of the kind of study that is a necessary preliminary to both.

Seneca is revered as a Stoic philosopher—but he was devoted to money and power, and worked as a fixer for Nero. Elizabeth Kolbert weighs the evidence. Seneca, in full Lucius Annaeus Seneca, byname Seneca the Younger, (born c. 4 bce, Corduba (now Córdoba), Spain—died 65 ce, Rome [Italy]), Roman philosopher, statesman, orator, and tragedian.

He was Rome’s leading intellectual figure in the mid-1st century ce and was virtual ruler with his friends of the Roman world between 54 and The Roman statesman, philosopher and playwright Lucius Annaeus Seneca dramatically influenced the progression of Western thought. His works have had an unparalleled impact on the development of ethical theory, shaping a code of behavior for dealing with tyranny in his own age that endures today.

^ Richard Mott Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ^ Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ^ Moses Hadas. The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, 3. ^ a b Campbell, Robin Letters from a Stoic (London ) ^ Tacitus The Annals (New York ) ^ Tacitus The Annals (New York ) All.

Seneca's writings stand, along with those of Zeno, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, as a pillar of Stoic philosophy, a system of thinking which emphasizes the primacy of personal virtue and the importance of observing oneself objectively and mastering, instead of being mastered by, one's own emotions.

De Brevitate Vitae (frequently referred to as On the Shortness of Life in English) is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger, a Roman Stoic philosopher, to his father-in-law philosopher brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that men waste much of it in meaningless pursuits.

Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Summary. (pair with Into the Wild, a movie and book about Christopher McCandless who ventures into Alaska alone but discovers that “true happiness can only be found when shared.”) The Philosopher and His Modern Message. I – The Old and the New.

The authors place Seneca in the context of the ancient world and trace his impressive legacy in literature, art, religion, and politics from Neronian Rome to the early modern period.

Through critical discussion of the recent proliferation of Senecan studies, this volume compellingly illustrates how the perception of Seneca and his particular. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, better known as Seneca the Younger or simply “Seneca.” Born circa 4 BC in present day Spain and raised in Rome, Seneca was simultaneously an esteemed playwright, one of the wealthiest people in Rome, a famous statesman, and an advisor to the emperor.

He had to negotiate, persuade, and strategize his way through life. Seneca’s most interesting ideas revolve around his concept of living a good life, which he describes as a life of tranquillity.

Most of these ideas can be found in his book On the Shortness of Life. Seneca’s ideas are timeless and can be used as. cient Stoic philosopher, made the central theme of his teaching.

Epictetus in His Time and Place In the early years of the second century of our era, this ex-slave established a school for young men in the northwestern Greek city of Nicopolis, which had become a fashionable metropolitan center.

One of his students was a brilliant youth called File Size: KB. The writings of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into stoicism, morality and the importance of reason, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and wisdom.

Picking this book was entirely thanks to a video by PewDiePie, who, in between his usual meme and gaming content enjoys indulging.

How to Die, compiled from various writings of the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca by the excellent James Romm, assembles Seneca’s thoughts on death. Seneca died during the reign of the emperor Nero, in A.D. 65, having been “encouraged” by him to commit suicide.

The reason for the compiling and publication of this book, presumably, is to educate moderns about how to die. ↑ Richard Mott Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ↑ Gummere, Seneca the philosopher, and his modern message, p ↑ Moses Hadas. The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, 3. ↑ Campbell, Robin Letters from a Stoic (London ) ↑ Tacitus The Annals (New York ) ↑ Tacitus The Annals (New Born: c.

4 BC, Cordoba, Hispania. LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA, statesman, philosopher, advocate and man of letters, was born at Cordoba in Spain around 4 B.C. Despite his relatively undistinguished background and ever-recurrent ill health, he rose rapidly to prominence at Rome, pursuing the double career in the courts and political life for which he had been trained.

Seneca was a prominent Roman philosopher and playwright who published several essential works about is considered one of the three key Stoic philosophers (alongside Marcus Aurelius and Epictetus), counseled Emperor Nero, and is often credited with rendering Stoicism more accessible to a larger audience than his counterparts.

You can read a longer profile about Seneca here. Lucius Annaeus Seneca was a Roman philosopher and statesman. He was the son of a famous rhetorician, known in history as Seneca the Elder. As a young boy, Seneca the Younger spent time in Egypt with his aunt for health reasons.

On his return to Rome, he became a magistrate. His oratory and growing influence displeased Emperor Caligula. Seneca the Younger (c. 4 BC – AD 65), fully Lucius Annaeus Seneca and also known simply as Seneca (/ ˈ s ɛ n ɪ k ə /), was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work—satirist from the Silver Age of Latin literature.

Seneca was born in Corduba in Hispania, and raised in Rome, where he was trained in rhetoric and father was Seneca the Elder, his Born: c. 4 BC, Cordoba, Hispania. The Cambridge companion to Seneca / "The Roman statesman, philosopher and playwright Lucius Annaeus Seneca dramatically influenced the progression of Western thought.

His works have had an unparalleled impact on the development of ethical theory, shaping a code of behavior for dealing with tyranny in his own age that endures toda. Writer's review on Seneca the Younger - History bibliographies - in Harvard style Book.

Gummere, R. Seneca - Cooper Square Publishers - New York. In-text: (Gummere, ) Seneca the Philosopher and His Modern Message - The Classical Weekly.

In-text: (Oldfather and Gummere, ). Quotes & Sayings by Seneca. Seneca‘s Stoic philosophy is a meditation that focuses on the wisdom and happy s was the teacher of the Emperor (who orders him to kill himself afterwards).

Opposed to Cicero, whose thinks social life and civic duty was ’s wisdom is to cultivate his willingness to put his happiness in virtue and not the accidents of fortune (The Happy. When the natural inclination is to focus on achievement and money, Seneca’s reminder to his father-in-law, who had just been removed from a prominent position, rings true: “Believe me, it’s.

In his the popular book, On The Shortness Of Life (a 2,year-old masterpiece), Seneca, a Roman Stoic philosopher said: “It is not that we.

Seneca was an important Latin writer for the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and beyond. His themes and philosophy should even appeal to us today, or so says Brian Arkins in "Heavy Seneca: his Influence on Shakespeare's Tragedies," Classics Ireland 2 () ISSN. The Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Latin for "Moral Letters to Lucilius"), also known as the Moral Epistles and Letters from a Stoic, is a collection of letters that Seneca the Younger wrote at the end of his life, during his retirement, after he had worked for the Emperor Nero for more than ten years.

They are addressed to Lucilius, the then procurator of Sicily, who is known only through Author: Seneca.