Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the works, life and times of Seneca the Younger.

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the works, life and times of Seneca the Younger.

April 12 65 AD. died Seneca the Younger. Was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was later forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors, he may have been innocent. His father was Seneca the Elder and his elder brother was Gallio.

April 12 65 AD. died Seneca the Younger. Was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was later forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors, he may have been innocent. His father was Seneca the Elder and his elder brother was Gallio.

“As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.” Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.” Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Pseudo-Seneca-Brogi - Seneca the Younger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pseudo-Seneca-Brogi - Seneca the Younger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Seneca, b. 4 BC in Hispania, Roman Stoic philosopher:   *the universe is governed for the best by a rational providence *contentment is achieved through a simple unperturbed life in accordance with nature and duty to the state * human suffering hsould be accepted and has a beneficial effect on the soul * study and leanring are important

Seneca, b. 4 BC in Hispania, Roman Stoic philosopher: *the universe is governed for the best by a rational providence *contentment is achieved through a simple unperturbed life in accordance with nature and duty to the state * human suffering hsould be accepted and has a beneficial effect on the soul * study and leanring are important

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC – A.D. 65), often known simply as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and humorist.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC – A.D. 65), often known simply as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and humorist.

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