Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Seneca Lucius Annaeus (Seneca the Younger)
(2,350 words)

b. ca. 4 BC in Corduba;

d. AD 65 in Rome;

Roman philosopher, educator and adviser to emperor Nero [1].

Works

Philosophical prose works (letters, dialogues, treatise on natural philosophy); tragedies of mythological content (dating uncertain).

Manuscripts

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Jahn, Stefanie, “Seneca Lucius Annaeus (Seneca the Younger)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0200>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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