Natural Questions (The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus by Lucius Annaeus Seneca,Harry M. Hine PDF

By Lucius Annaeus Seneca,Harry M. Hine

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) used to be a Roman Stoic thinker, dramatist, statesman, and adviser to the emperor Nero, all through the Silver Age of Latin literature. the full Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca is a clean and compelling sequence of recent English-language translations of his works in 8 available volumes. Edited through world-renowned classicists Elizabeth Asmis, Shadi Bartsch, and Martha C. Nussbaum, this attractive assortment restores Seneca—whose works were hugely praised by way of smooth authors from Desiderius Erasmus to Ralph Waldo Emerson—to his rightful position one of the classical writers most generally studied within the humanities.

Written close to the top of Seneca’s lifestyles, Natural Questions is a piece within which Seneca expounds and reviews at the average sciences of his day—rivers and earthquakes, wind and snow, meteors and comets—offering us a helpful examine the traditional medical brain at paintings. the trendy reader will locate interesting insights into old philosophical and clinical ways to the actual global and likewise shiny evocations of the grandeur, good looks, and terror of nature.

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