Seneca

How To Keep Your Cool: An ancient guide to anger management by Seneca, translated by James Romm & How To Be a Friend: An ancient guide to true friendship by by Marcus Tullius Cicero, translated by Philip Freeman

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‘Serenity now,’ repeated Seinfeld’s Frank Costanza whenever his blood pressure got too high. His doctor recommended this anger-management technique, but he might as well have got it from Seneca, whose De Ira (Of Anger) James Romm has edited ...

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How to Die: An Ancient guide to the end of life by Seneca, edited and translated by James S. Romm

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September 2018, no. 404

Studies of the ancient Mediterranean are increasingly popular. Once a privilege of the élite, whose schools prepared predominantly male students for tertiary study of Greek and Latin, Classics now has a much wider audience. This is partly the result of scholars such as Mary Beard (recently the recipient of a damehood) who ...

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