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Title:Studies in Seneca, De Tranquillitate Animi
Author(s):Smith, Robert Scott
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Calder, William M., III
Department / Program:Classical Philology
Discipline:Classical Philology
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Literature, Classical
Abstract:The following studies are found within: (1) Tranquillus : Etymology and Meaning Before Seneca; (2) Tranquillitas in Seneca; (3) Composition and Purpose [of De Tranquillitate Animi]; (4) Date of Seneca, De Tranquillitate Animi ; (5) Sources and Predecessors [of De Tranquillitate Animi]. Several appendices focus on other issues related to Seneca's treatise and his vocabulary for "peace of mind." Seneca shows himself to be a keen and original observer of psychological peace and should not be seen as parroting an unidentifiable source.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:172 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/87465
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9990146
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2000


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