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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
As quoted in "He that plays the king: a view of the theatre", Kenneth Tynan, Longmans, Green, 1950, p. 186
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
As quoted in: Forbes, Volume 142, Issues 5-10, Forbes Incorporated, 1988
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Seneca's Morals, compiled by Sir Roger L'Estrange, Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1818, p. 237
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
In Latin: "Nihil aliud esse ebrietatem quam voluntariam insaniam." - Letter LXXXIII: On Drunkenness, line 18. - Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius)
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
In Latin: "Hoc habent pessimum animi magna fortuna insolentes: quos laeserunt et oderunt." - De Ira (On Anger): Book 2, cap. 33, line 6 - Moral Essays

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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca or Seneca the Younger) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was later forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors, he may have been innocent.

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