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Seneca Volume IV
Loeb Classical Library 75

Epistles, Volume I

Epistles 1-65


Translated by Richard M. Gummere

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$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674990845

Publication Date: 01/01/1917


496 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches


Loeb Classical Library > Seneca > Epistles


  • Introduction
  • Epistles
    • I. On Saving Time
    • II. On Discursiveness in Reading
    • III. On True and False Friendship
    • IV. On the Terrors of Death
    • V. On the Philosopher’s Mean
    • VI. On Sharing Knowledge
    • VII. On Crowds
    • VIII. On the Philosopher’s Seclusion
    • IX. On Philosophy and Friendship
    • X. On Living to Oneself
    • XI. On the Blush of Modesty
    • XII. On Old Age
    • XIII. On Groundless Fears
    • XIV. On Withdrawing from the World
    • XV. On Brawn and Brains
    • XVI. On Philosophy, the Guide of Life
    • XVII. On Philosophy and Riches
    • XVIII. On Festivals and Fasting
    • XIX. On Worldliness and Retirement
    • XX. On Practicing What You Preach
    • XXI. On the Renown which My Writings Will Bring You
    • XXII. On the Futility of Half-Way Measures
    • XXIII. On the True Joy which Comes from Philosophy
    • XXIV. On Despising Death
    • XXV. On Reformation
    • XXVI. On Old Age and Death
    • XXVII. On the Good which Abides
    • XXVIII. On Travel as a Cure for Discontent
    • XXIX. On the Critical Condition of Marcellinus
    • XXX. On Conquering the Conqueror
    • XXXI. On Siren Songs
    • XXXII. On Progress
    • XXXIV. On a Promising Pupil
    • XXXV. On the Friendship of Kindred Minds
    • XXXVI. On the Value of Retirement
    • XXXVII. On Allegiance to Virtue
    • XXXVIII. On Quiet Conversation
    • XXXIX. On Noble Aspirations
    • XL. On the Proper Style for a Philosopher’s Discourse
    • XLI. On the God within Us
    • XLII. On Values
    • XLIII. On the Relativity of Fame
    • XLIV. On Philosophy and Pedigrees
    • XLV. On Sophistical Argumentation
    • XLVI. On a New Book by Lucilius
    • XLVII. On Master and Slave
    • XLVIII. On Quibbling as Unworthy of the Philosopher
    • XLIX. On the Shortness of Life
    • L. On Our Blindness and Its Cure
    • LI. On Baiae and Morals
    • LII. On Choosing Our Teachers
    • LIII. On the Faults of the Spirit
    • LIV. On Asthma and Death
    • LV. On Vatia’s Villa
    • LVI. On Quiet and Study
    • LVII. On the Trials of Travel
    • LVIII. On Being
    • LIX. On Pleasure and Joy
    • LX. On Harmful Prayers
    • LXI. On Meeting Death Cheerfully
    • LXII. On Good Company
    • LXIII. On Grief for Lost Friends
    • LXIV. On the Philosopher’s Task
    • LXV. On the First Cause
  • Index

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