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[1] L. Annaeus S. The Elder, Latin rhetor and historian, first years of Principate

(Seneca the Elder, Seneca Rhetor).

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I. Life

Latin orator, born at Corduba (modern Córdoba) between 61 and 55, probably 55 BC (it was only because of the civil war that he was unable to hear Cicero, Sen. Controv. 1 …

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Calboli, Gualtiero (Bologna), Dingel, Joachim (Hamburg) and Walde, Christine (Basle), “Seneca”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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