A Thinker For Our Times: Part II
The stoic philosophy and philosophical works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca.
Seneca On Tranquillity of Mind
Squandering money on books for show is no less wasteful than any other extravagance.
261. Seneca to his mother. Corsica A.D. 41/9. (Seneca On Consolation 16. L)
Seneca urges and coaxes his mother not to succumb to womanish ways by grieving.
Seneca's Stoic Ethics
Reviews the subject matter of the major philosophical works.
Materials for the Construction of Shakespeare's Morals: The Stoic Legacy to the Renaissance
This site is very badly designed making it difficult to locate particular pages; however the point about how Stoicism is the philosophy men need to live together harmoniously ,and the influence of the philosophies of Aristotle, Plato, Cicero, and Seneca on the Renaissance and even later writers is worth looking at. If you can find it, see Why Seneca's Moral Essays and Moral Epistles.
Seneca (b.4 BC/1 CE-d. 65 CE): Epistles 7: The Gladiatorial Games
Throwing men to the lions was nothing compared with the savage butchery of the games complains Seneca.
L. Annaei Senecae Opera
Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium de Tranquillitate Animi de Vita Beata Apocolocyntosis Medea and Proverbs.