Book VIII. To Serenus. On Leisure with great accord commend to us the vices. Although we attempt nothing else that would be beneficial, nevertheless. Also known as Seneca the Younger; Roman stoic philosopher, statesman, Of Leisure (De Otio) ยท Of Peace of Mind (De Tranquillitate Animi). Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics: Seneca: De otio; De brevitate vitae by Seneca, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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This edition emphasizes the relevance of the provocative Senecan message of a “balanced” life and his views on the complex relationship of the individual to society. Moral and political essays New York: The wise person can choose to engage with the wider universe: Although we attempt nothing else that would be beneficial, nevertheless retirement in itself will do us good; we shall be better by ourselves.

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Thus, there is no mention of the fact that Seneca wrote tragedies, or that he wrote three consolations — his first and most clearly datable cluster of writings — although the Consolatio ad Helviam is suddenly invoked on p.


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To some extent, this applies even to the works dealt with, De otio and De brev.: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Valeria rated it really liked it Jul 29, He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero.

The sentence-by-sentence and word-by-word comments are very frequent and very full including comparison passages and secondary referencesbut given the poetic density of Senecan prose this is definitely a good thing.

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Gareth W illiams ‘s contribution to the Cambridge green-and-yellow series is a welcome resource that, with some qualifications given below, does a good job of opening up these texts to readers, from advanced Latin students to specialists. Scott Smith, University of New Hampshire, New England Classical Journal “The two works sseneca in this volume are complementary and contain a great deal of interest to students of Roman swneca and ancient philosophy.

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