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Seneca

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Definition: Roman playwright and philosopher. He gave a decidedly Roman slant to the famous tragedies of the Greeks, including Oedipus and The Trojan Women. He was also a leader of the Stoic movement in Roman philosophy.

Related Resources:
About Seneca
Resources to get you started in learning more about this important Roman playwright.

More about Seneca
Online resources, including full plays.

Ancient Rome
Learn more about the fascinating story of Rome.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Biography of Seneca
Short but solid biography of the famous playwright and philosopher.

Some Writings of Seneca
Understand the man better by reading some things he wrote.

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