By Seneca, M. D. Usher
Born in four b.c., Seneca lived in the course of the most turbulent occasions in Roman background. He served as instruct after which adviser to the emperor Nero, witnessing firsthand many crimes and debaucheries. His reports led him to show clear of public lifestyles and retreat into philosophical contemplation. a number one proponent of Stoicism, he has encouraged writers and thinkers through the centuries.Seneca’s letters and essays are preferably appropriate for intermediate- point Latin scholars. Written in a transparent and crisp variety, they're common in scope and mental in orientation. For this version, M. D. Usher has prepared the decisions via topic, size, and measure of hassle. Usher additionally presents line-by-line notes on grammar, kind, and content material, and a vocabulary directory all Latin phrases present in the texts.