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The Christian after-life of Seneca the younger: The first four hundred years

Stivala, Joan


At the end of the fourth century A.D. an anonymous Christian author wrote fourteen letters, in Latin, in the form of a correspondence between St. Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles, and the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca the Younger. This work of fiction was inspired in part by perceived similarities between Christian belief and Seneca's version of Stoicism. As far as Seneca is concerned the similarities are coincidental. The letters of St. Paul display evidence of Stoic influence, but that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d9e77b569


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