Complete Works of Seneca (Illustrated) by Seneca

By Seneca

The major Stoic thinker of the Silver Age of Latin literature, in addition to coach to the notorious Nero, Seneca was once additionally an comprehensive dramatist, whose ground-breaking tragedies replaced the process theatre writing. the traditional Classics sequence presents eReaders with the knowledge of the Classical international, with either English translations and the unique Latin texts. For the 1st time in publishing historical past, readers can benefit from the whole works of Seneca the more youthful in one quantity, with appealing illustrations, informative introductions and the standard Delphi bonus fabric. (Version 1)

* superbly illustrated with photos on the subject of Seneca's lifestyles and works
* gains the whole extant works of Seneca, in either English translation and the unique Latin
* Concise introductions to the essays and different works
* contains translations formerly showing in Loeb Classical Library versions of Seneca’s works
* first-class formatting of the texts
* comprises part numbers — perfect for students
* simply find the sections, epistles or works you must learn with person contents tables
* contains Seneca's infrequent physique of essays traditional QUESTIONS, first time in electronic print
* includes a bonus biography - observe Seneca's historical world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please stopover at www.delphiclassics.com to flick thru our diversity of interesting titles

CONTENTS:

The Tragedies
THE insanity OF HERCULES
THE TROJAN WOMEN
THE PHOENICIAN WOMEN
PHAEDRA
THYESTES
HERCULES ON OETA
AGAMEMNON
OEDIPUS
MEDEA
OCTAVIA

The Epistles
TO MARCIA, ON CONSOLATION
TO MY mom HELVIA, ON CONSOLATION
TO POLYBIUS, ON CONSOLATION
THE ethical EPISTLES

The Essays
ON ANGER
ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE
THE PUMPKINIFICATION OF THE DIVINE CLAUDIUS
ON THE FIRMNESS OF THE clever PERSON
ON CLEMENCY
ON THE satisfied LIFE
ON LEISURE
NATURAL QUESTIONS
ON BENEFITS
ON TRANQUILLITY OF MIND
ON PROVIDENCE

The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO SENECA through John W. Basore

Show description

Read Online or Download Complete Works of Seneca (Illustrated) PDF

Best theatre books

Krapp's Last Tape and Other Dramatic Pieces

This choice of Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett’s dramatic items contains a brief degree play, radio performs, and pantomimes. The level play Krapp’s final Tape evolves a shattering drama out of a monologue of a guy who, at age sixty-nine, performs again the autobiographical tape he recorded on his thirty-ninth birthday.

Country Girls: A Stage Play, Adapted from the Novel by the Author

Edna O'Brien's magnificent, wild and relocating novel stunned the state on its booklet in 1960. tailored for the degree via the writer, the rustic ladies, the play, is a hugely theatrical and free-flowing telling of this vintage coming of age tale.

Ghost Light: A Memoir

There's a superstition that if an emptied theater is ever left thoroughly darkish, a ghost will absorb place of abode. to avoid this, a unmarried "ghost light" is left burning at heart degree after the viewers and all the actors and musicians have long gone domestic. Frank Rich's eloquent and relocating boyhood memoir finds how theater itself turned a ghost mild and a beacon of safety for a kid discovering his approach in a tumultuous global.

Aristophanes: The Complete Plays

A brand-new translation of the world's maximum satirist.

With a signature sort that's immediately bawdy and gentle, in addition to a fearless penchant for lampooning the wealthy and strong, Aristophanes continues to be arguably the best satirist of all time. accumulated listed here are all eleven of his surviving plays-newly translated via the prestigious poet and translator Paul Roche.

 

Additional info for Complete Works of Seneca (Illustrated)

Sample text

Exit. 70 Enter DROMIO of Syracuse. Ant. S. Why, bow now, Dromio! where runn'st thou so fast? Dro. S. Do you know me, sir? am I Dromio? am I your man! am I myself! Ant. S. Thou art Dromio, thou art my man, thou art thyself. Dro. S. I am an ass, I am a woman's man and besides myself. Ant. S. What woman's man? and how besides thyself? 80 Dro. S. es myself, I am due to a woman; one that claims me, one that haunts me, one that will hav~ me. Ant. S. What claim lays she to thee! Dro. S. Marry, sir, such claim as you would lay to your horse; and she would have me as a beast: not that, I being a beast, she would have me; but that she, being a very beastly creature, lays claim to me.

Y "'" Costume design for Adriana by J. Gower Parks, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London, 1934 57 hom-mad. :\Iad with rage (as of animals ready to attack with their horns); but the phrase quibbles on the anger of a cuckold. 72-73 Illy el7alld ... UPO'l my shoulders. e. I carried back on my shoulders (as a beating) the message (errand) that should have been given to me to deliver by word. 87 milliolls. :\Iistresses, paramours. 39 THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Act II Scene II 98 fair. Beauty. 100 pale.

Witkinl Nor to-day here you must not; come agam when you may. Ant. E. What art thou that keepest me out from the house lowe! Dro. S. [Witkin] The porter {or this time, sir, and my name is Dromio. Dro. E. 0 villain! ne office and my name. • The one ne'er got me credit, the other mickle blame. Thou wouldst have changed thy face {or a name or thy name for an ass. Luce. [Witkin] What a coil is there, Dromio? who are those at the gate? Dro. E. Let my_ master in, Luce. Luce. [With;',] Faith, no; he comes too late; And so tell your master.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 49 votes