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Seneca Volume VI
Loeb Classical Library 77

Epistles, Volume III

Epistles 93-124


Translated by Richard M. Gummere

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$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674990869

Publication Date: 01/01/1925


480 pages

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


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  • Epistles
    • XCIII. On the Quality, as Contrasted with the Length, of Life
    • XCIV. On the Value of Advice
    • XCV. On the Usefulness of Basic Principles
    • XCVI. On Facing Hardships
    • XCVII. On the Degeneracy of the Age
    • XCVIII. On the Fickleness of Fortune
    • XCIV. On Consolation to the Bereaved
    • C. On the Writings of Fabianus
    • CI. On the Futility of Planning Ahead
    • CII. On the Intimations of Our Immortality
    • CIII. On the Dangers of Association with Our Fellow Men
    • CIV. On Care of Health and Peace of Mind
    • CV. On Facing the World with Confidence
    • CVI. On the Corporeality of Virtue
    • CVII. On the Obedience to the Universal Will
    • CVIII. On the Approaches to Philosophy
    • CIX. On the Fellowship of Wise Men
    • CX. On True and False Riches
    • CXI. On the Vanity of Mental Gymnastics
    • CXII. On Reforming Hardened Sinners
    • CXIII. On the Vitality of the Soul and Its Attributes
    • CXIV. On Style as a Mirror of Character
    • CXV. On the Superficial Blessings
    • CXVI. On Self-Control
    • CXVII. On Real Ethics as Superior to Syllogistic Subtleties
    • CXVIII. On the Vanity of Place-Seeking
    • CXIX. On Nature as Our Best Provider
    • CXX. More about Virtue
    • CXXI. On Instinct in Animals
    • CXXII. On Darkness as a Veil for Wickedness
    • CXXIII. On the Conflict Between Pleasure and Virtue
    • CXXIV. On the True Good as Attained by Reason
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • Index of Proper Names
  • Subject Index

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