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Seneca"s Apocolocyntosis

Seneca the Younger

Seneca"s Apocolocyntosis

by Seneca the Younger

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D. -- Humor.,
  • Satire, Latin -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesApocolocyntosis.
    StatementAllan Perley Ball.
    SeriesThe Garland library of Latin poetry, Columbia University studies in classical philology.
    ContributionsBall, Allan Perley, b. 1871.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6665 .A9 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4560261M
    ISBN 100824029518
    LC Control Number77070769

    SENECA APOCOLOCYNTOSIS WITH AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY W.H.D. ROUSE, M.A. LITT. D. MCMXX INTRODUCTION This piece is ascribed to Seneca by ancient tradition; it is impossible to prove that it is his, and impossible to prove that it is not. The matter will probably continue to be decided by every one according to his view of Seneca's character and abilities: in the matters of style and of. ‘The Cambridge Companion to Seneca is a remarkable achievement, which has much to offer to advanced students and confirmed scholars looking for useful syntheses and suggestive, in-depth interpretations of the many aspects of this dazzling corpus.’ .

      Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius. The title, meaning "Pumpkinification" or "Gourdification" is a play upon .   Seneca: Apocolocyntosis by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

    The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Read more about the site’s features» Seneca (Lucius Annaeus), born at Corduba (Cordova) ca. 4 BCE, of a prominent and wealthy family, spent an ailing childhood and youth at Rome in. Spain, at about the same time as Christ.1 His father, Marcus Annaeus Seneca, was an imperial procurator2 who became an authority on rhetoric, the art of public speaking and debate.3 He was the father not only of our Seneca, who speaks of his „old-fashioned strictness‟,4 but also of Novatus, later known as Gallio, the governor of Achaea who declined to exercise jurisdiction.


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Apocolocyntosis Paperback – June 8, by Seneca (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings/5(9). For any student of Roman history this short "book" is great. Aside from laughter it also grants insight as to the mindset of people towards Claudius.

Apparently Seneca was not a fan. I guess we will never know if Claudius was an idiot or truly wise. Read more. 2 people found this helpful/5(9). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Apocolocyntosis (divi) Claudii, literally The pumpkinification of (the Divine) Claudius, is a satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, which, according to Cassius Dio, was written by Seneca the Younger.A partly extant Menippean satire, an anonymous work called Ludus de morte Divi Claudii ("Play on the death of the Divine Claudius") in its surviving manuscripts, may or may not be identical to.

Perhaps the strangest—and most strikingly modern—work to survive from the ancient world, The Satyricon relates the hilarious mock epic adventures of the impotent Encolpius, and his struggle to regain virility. Here Petronius brilliantly brings to life the courtesans, legacy-hunters, pompous professors and dissolute priestesses of the age - and, above all, Trimalchio, the archetypal self 5/5(1).

In 41 AD, Seneca was banished to Corsica by Emperor Claudius. He spent eight years in exile before being recalled to Rome. He never forgave Claudius, and after the emperor's death in 54 Seneca wrote a satire titled Apocolocyntosis divi Claudii (The Pumpkinification of the Divine Claudius).

In the Apocolocyntosis, the recently deceased Claudius appears in heaven and requests that he be deified/5. Seneca ‘s Apocolocyntosis provides us with one of the richest and most unusual texts to hold emerged from Apocolocyntosis covers the narrative of Claudius, emperor of Rome and, while it is likely that the sarcasm was composed for Saturnalia in AD54, and does non incorporate a great figure of historical truths, it does possess important artistic virtue insofar as it is rich with dual.

Apocolocyntosis: Translated from Latin to English by Allan Perley Ball (Columbia Univ. Press, ) Entered by David Camden () [1] I wish to record an occurrence which took place in heaven on the third day before the Ides of October, in the new year which began our fortunate era.

I am not going to be diverted by either fear or favor. 8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Apocolocyntosis und zum Prinzipat des Nero", Archiv zur Kulturgeschic8 Konrad Kraft: "Der politische Hintergrund von Senecas Apocolocyntosis ", Historia.

Zeitschrift für Alte Geschic9 Additionally, seewhere another sarcastic remark on Claudius' language, the. The Gourdification of Claudius the God has instant and lasting appeal. It is a uniquely surviving specimen of prose-and-verse satire from the Roman world - and satire, a Roman speciality, is one of the few types of ancient literature to survive, and thrive, in modern society.

Its author, Seneca, Price: $ Apocolocyntosis Seneca The Pumpkinification Of Claudius. I wish to place on record the proceedings in heaven October 13 last, 1 of the new year which begins this. Seneca, Apocolocyntosis W.H.D. Rouse, W.H.D. Rouse, M.A. Litt. D., Ed.

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero.

Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius. The title, meaning "Pumpkinification. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero.

Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of : The Floating Press. Seneca the Older (c. 4 BC – AD 65), fully Lucius Annaeus Seneca and also known simply as Seneca (/ ˈsɛnɪkə /), was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work— satirist of the Silver Age of Latin literature.

Seneca was born in Corduba in Hispania, and raised in Rome, where he was trained in rhetoric and : Ancient philosophy. Book from Project Gutenberg: Apocolocyntosis. There Is No Preview Available For This Item This item does not appear to have any files that can be experienced on Buy The Satyricon AND The Apocolocyntosis (Classics) Rev Ed by Petronius, Seneca, Sullivan, J.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). 1 In W. Sedgwick, The Cena Trimalchionis of Petronius together with Seneca’s Apocolocyntosis, Oxfordedition 2 (a revision) (see p.

xxx) the notes on the Seneca are limited in scope. Sedgwick advises for various allusions to read also some account of Claudius. Other articles where Pumpkinification of the Divine Claudius is discussed: Seneca: Philosophical works and tragedies: The Apocolocyntosis divi Claudii (Pumpkinification of the Divine Claudius) stands apart from the rest of Seneca’s surviving works.

A political skit, witty and unscrupulous, it has as its theme the deification—or “pumpkinification”—of the emperor. This is a review of P.T. Eden's commentary for the Cambridge green and yellow series on Seneca's Apocolocyntosis. This edition includes a 25 page introduction, 17 pages of Latin text (with an extensive apparatus criticus - it often takes up 1/3 to 1/2 of the page), 17 pages of facing translation, about 90 pages of commentary, a 4 page appendix on the historicity of Claudius's extension of /5(4).

The volume contains a comprehensive survey of each genuine or attributed work of Seneca in the style of concise handbook articles (“Works”). The cultural background (“Context”) and the most important problem areas within the philosophic and tragic corpus of Seneca are dealt with in fuller presentations (“Topics”).emperor Claudius, the Apocolocyntosis, is yet another demonstration of his virtuosity.

Seneca’s influence at Nero’s court lasted for more than a decade, but waned as the character of the emperorand his regime deteriorated. Having withdrawn from public life in the period between and, SenecaFile Size: 1MB.