Seneca the Elder

Deceased Person

2022 – 0039

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Who was Seneca the Elder?

Lucius or Marcus Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca the Elder and Seneca the Rhetorician, was a Roman rhetorician and writer, born of a wealthy equestrian family of Cordoba, Hispania. Seneca lived through the reigns of three significant emperors; Augustus, Tiberius and Caligula. He was the father of the stoic philosopher Seneca the Younger who was tutor of Nero.

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Born
Oct 6, 2022
Córdoba
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Died
0039

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on July 23, 2013

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