Chapter Seventeen. Neronian Literature: Seneca and Lucan

  1. Miriam Griffin Emeritus Fellow
  1. Matthew Leigh Professor Tutorial Fellow

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308440.ch17

A Companion to Julius Caesar

A Companion to Julius Caesar

How to Cite

Leigh, M. (2009) Neronian Literature: Seneca and Lucan, in A Companion to Julius Caesar (ed M. Griffin), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308440.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Somerville College, Oxford, UK

Author Information

  1. Oxford University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149235

Online ISBN: 9781444308440

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Keywords:

  • Neronian Literature - Seneca and Lucan;
  • Julius Caesar featuring prominently in prose works of Stoic philosopher and tragedian L. Annaeus Seneca;
  • history to epic - swift-footed Caesar;
  • history to epic - Caesar and his subalterns;
  • history to epic - Caesar and the Gods;
  • moral judgments and problem of clemency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History to Epic: Swift-footed Caesar

  • History to Epic: Caesar and his Subalterns

  • History to Epic: Caesar and the Gods

  • Moral Judgments and the Problem of Clemency

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading