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].


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


The manuscript tr…

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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, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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