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The Resource A student's Seneca : ten letters and selections from De providentia and De vita beata, with notes and commentary by M.D. Usher

A student's Seneca : ten letters and selections from De providentia and De vita beata, with notes and commentary by M.D. Usher

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A student's Seneca : ten letters and selections from De providentia and De vita beata
Title
A student's Seneca
Title remainder
ten letters and selections from De providentia and De vita beata
Statement of responsibility
with notes and commentary by M.D. Usher
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  • lat
  • eng
  • lat
Summary
"This useful student edition presents ten of Seneca's best-known letters as well as selections from two of his philosophical essays, De providentia and De vita beata. A leading proponent of Stoicism, Seneca has influenced writers and thinkers throughout the centuries. Seneca's letters and essays are ideally suitable for intermediate-level Latin students. Written in a clear and crisp style, they are universal in scope and psychological in orientation. Thus students can appreciate these works without having detailed knowledge of the historical period in which they were composed. In addition, in our own era of electronic entertainment and conspicuous consumption, Seneca's advocacy of a simple life resonates deeply with modern readers." "M.D. Usher has arranged the selections by theme, length, and degree of difficulty. Each selection is introduced by a brief summary of its significance. Usher also provides line-by-line notes on grammar, style, and content, and a vocabulary listing all Latin words found in the texts."--Jacket
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DLC
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878/.0109
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Language note
Texts in Latin; preface, introduction, notes and commentaries in English
LC call number
PA6661.A7
LC item number
U84 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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A student's Seneca : ten letters and selections from De providentia and De vita beata, with notes and commentary by M.D. Usher
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Revised and expanded edition of: Letters of Seneca / Seneca ; selected, with notes and commentary, M.D. Usher. Newburyport, MA : Focus, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • part 1. Latin texts: Letter 60 -- Letters 5 -- Letter 43 -- Letter 84 -- Letter 56 -- Letter 28 -- Letter 44 -- Letter 47 -- Letter 62 -- Letter 18 -- Selections from "De providentia" -- Selections from "De vita beata."
  • part 2. Notes and commentary
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxiv, 181 pages
Isbn
9780806137445
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005053845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(OCoLC)ocn890025938
Label
A student's Seneca : ten letters and selections from De providentia and De vita beata, with notes and commentary by M.D. Usher
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revised and expanded edition of: Letters of Seneca / Seneca ; selected, with notes and commentary, M.D. Usher. Newburyport, MA : Focus, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • part 1. Latin texts: Letter 60 -- Letters 5 -- Letter 43 -- Letter 84 -- Letter 56 -- Letter 28 -- Letter 44 -- Letter 47 -- Letter 62 -- Letter 18 -- Selections from "De providentia" -- Selections from "De vita beata."
  • part 2. Notes and commentary
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxiv, 181 pages
Isbn
9780806137445
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005053845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn890025938

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