Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Seneca the Elder: Declamations, Volume I, Controversiae, Books 1-6. (Loeb Classical Library No. 463” as Want to Read:
Seneca the Elder: Declamations, Volume I, Controversiae, Books 1-6. (Loeb Classical Library No. 463
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Seneca the Elder: Declamations, Volume I, Controversiae, Books 1-6. (Loeb Classical Library No. 463

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  0 reviews
Roman secondary education aimed principally at training future lawyers and politicians. Under the late Republic and the Empire, the main instrument was an import from Greece: declamation, the making of practice speeches on imaginary subjects. There were two types of such speeches: "controversiae" on law-court themes, "suasoriae" on deliberative topics. On both types a prim ...more
Hardcover, 560 pages
Published January 1st 1974 by Harvard University Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Seneca the Elder, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Seneca the Elder

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-25 of 25)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Ellana Thornton-Wheybrew
Ellana Thornton-Wheybrew marked it as to-read
Dec 19, 2014
Franklin Oze
Franklin Oze marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2014
Aurora De'Illuminatio
Aurora De'Illuminatio marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2014
Dale
Dale added it
Jul 08, 2014
Dale Parker
Dale Parker marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2014
Olga
Olga marked it as to-read
Feb 04, 2014
Blaine
Blaine added it
Dec 16, 2013
Cagatay Askit
Cagatay Askit marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2013
Mitch Brown
Mitch Brown marked it as to-read
Jun 26, 2013
Steven
Steven added it
May 10, 2013
Eadweard
Eadweard marked it as to-read
Feb 14, 2013
Leijohn Magsino
Leijohn Magsino marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2013
Yinzadi
Yinzadi marked it as to-read
Nov 17, 2012
Nicholas
Nicholas marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2012
Chris
Chris marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2012
Bu-gohn Unsui
Bu-gohn Unsui marked it as to-read
Jul 29, 2012
Robin
Robin marked it as to-read
Dec 21, 2010
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
also known as Seneca the Elder. He is the father of Seneca the Younger who in turn is often meant when just the name 'Seneca' is mentioned.
More about Marcus Annaeus Seneca...
Controversiae (Loeb Classical Library) Controversias - Libros VI-X - Suasorias: 2 Oratorum Et Rhetorum Sententiae, Divisiones, Colores (Scripta Quae Manserunt: L. Annaei Senecae) Sentences, Divisions Et Couleurs Des Orateurs Et Rhéteurs: Controverses Et Suasoires

Share This Book