Phaedra And Other Plays
Living In Rome Under Caligula And Later A Tutor To Nero, Seneca Witnessed The Extremes Of Human Behaviour. His Shocking And Bloodthirsty Plays Not Only Reflect A Brutal Period Of History But Also Show How Guilt, Sorrow, Anger And Desire Lead Individuals To Violence.
|Titel:||Phaedra And Other Plays|
|Uitgever:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Plaats van publicatie:||03|
|NUR:||Toneel-, theater- en filmteksten, ook scenario’s|
|Afmetingen:||196 x 132 x 23|
Lucius Annaeus Seneca statesman, philosopher, advocate and man of letters, was born at Cordoba in Spain around 4 BC. He rose to prominence in Rome, pursuing a career in the courts and political life while also acquiring celebrity as an author of tragedies and essays. After retiring from public life, he devoted his last three years to philosophy and writing. Following the discovery of a plot against the emperor, in which he was thought to be implicated, he and many others were compelled by Nero to commit suicide in AD 65.R. Scott Smith is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of New Hampshire. His books include An Anthology of Classical Myth (as co-editor and translator) and The Unknown Socrates (as co-editor and contributor).
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